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Pope Francis greets a young man as he meets patients, family and staff at St Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff offers drug users an embrace and a challenge in speech

Pope Francis kisses the statue of Our Lady of Aparecida (AP)

Pope Francis is visibly moved by visit to Brazil’s national Marian shrine

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida (AP)

Pontiff says ‘Christians cannot be pessimists’

Mgr Leo Cushley at today's press conference in Edinburgh

Mgr Leo Cushley is the new Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh

Archbishop Tempesta celebrates the opening World Youth Day Mass (AP)

Archbishop asks pilgrims to ‘infect everyone with the joy and peace of Christ’

Pilgrims stand along the tide during Mass on Copacabana beach Photo: CNS

Rio Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta officially opened World Youth Day with evening Mass yesterday

Prime Minister David Cameron at the NSPCC headquarters on Monday (Photo: PA)

Caritas also wants proposals to cover websites featuring extreme violence and promoting self-harm

Pope Francis (Photo: AP)

Pope Francis mourns Indian cardinal

Cardinal Simon Pimenta, who led the Archdiocese of Bombay for 18 years, has died at the age of 93

A crowd celebrates the news outside Buckingham Palace (Photo: PA)

Archbishop assures Prince William and Kate of the prayers and best wishes of the Catholic Church

An easel stands in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace to announce the birth of a baby boy to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Monday (Photo: PA)

Bishop Egan writes to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge after birth of son