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Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, looks on as Pope Francis holds up his prepared talk and begins to speak off the cuff during an audience with religious at the Vatican (CNS)

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life

Pope Francis meets actor Leonardo Di Caprio during a private audience at the Vatican  (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

The Pope has reportedly agreed to appear as himself in family movie, Beyond the Sun

Pope Francis arrives for an audience with nuns and priests in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican (AP)

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Members of Britain First protesting outside London Central Mosque last year (AP)

Members of Britain First recently marched through Luton carrying crosses and handing out anti-Islam leaflets

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square on the weekend (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke to the faithful in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

Embryos being prepared for instant freezing in laboratory (PA)

Life says the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has approved ‘uncertain and dangerous technology’

Sir Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77 (PA)

Cardinal Nichols mourns Sir Terry Wogan

The popular TV and radio presenter died on Sunday after ‘a short but brave battle with cancer’

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, arrive at Belfast County Court (PA)

Peter Tatchell has said that the lawsuit against Ashers bakery was a ‘step too far’

The car was used by Pope Francis for last year's visit (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Fiat that Pope Francis used goes for more than four times its normal price

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is a former Catholic school headmaster

Sir Michael Wilshaw addressed the the annual conference of the Catholic Association of Teachers, Schools and Colleges