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Pope Francis {AP)

‘Don’t be ashamed, I congratulate you’, he tells woman in emotional conversation

Bishop Jacques Gaillot, centre, speaks to migrants in 2013 (CNS)

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Syrian refugees and other migrants in Greece. Millions have fled the war-torn country (AP)

‘Tsunami’ of emigration threatens the future of the Church there

Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: AP)

The Pope presided at an evening of prayer yesterday in St Peter’s Basilica

Former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski who died on August 27 (CNS)

Eight minutes of silence replace homily during funeral of the former Vatican diplomat who was awaiting trial on abuse charges

Pope Francis (CNS)

SSPX priests will also be allowed to absolve sins during Jubilee of Mercy, the Pope has said in a letter to Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Pope Francis (PA)

The Pope has written to Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Pope Francis speaks to Valerie Herrera, the teenager who later sang for him

A teenager sang for the the Pope after describing how she had been the victim of bullying

Benedict XVI (CNS)

Benedict XVI focused his homily on the importance of finding ‘truth, love and goodness’ in God

Syrian refugee children scream as they sit in front of Macedonian riot police at the Greek-Macedonian border (CNS)

Francis said he hopes the beatification of martyred Syriac Bishop Flavien-Michel Malke will give the persecuted faithful ‘courage and hope’