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Pope Francis decreed that those who attended would receive one plenary (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope encourages prayers for a spiritually fruitful World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro

Sir Elton John performs in Shanghai (AP)

Singer tells Italian edition of Vanity Fair that Holy Father is a ‘beacon of hope’

Pope Francis embraces   Benedict XVI  before the consecration ceremony in the Vatican gardens (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff recites prayers to consecrate Vatican City to St Joseph and St Michael the Archangel

Pope Francis addresses seminarians and future priests and nuns during  Mass in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Pope gives future priests and nuns tips for a successful vocation

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban (Photo: CNS)

External ‘study group’ would investigate transparency and accountability issues

Floribeth Mora holds up the magazine featuring Blessed Pope John Paul II from which she says she heard his voice (Photo: PA)

Floribeth Mora Diaz recovered from apparently fatal illness after hearing voice of pope

Pope Francis visiting the island of Lampedusa this morning (Photo: PA)

Pope throws wreath into sea to commemorate deaths during first trip outside Rome

Pope Francis greets Archbishop Gerald Lacroix last month (CNS)

Pontiff says he hopes province will rediscover the Catholic faith

A woman prays at Sister Dorothy Stang's grave in Anapu, Brazil (AP)

Rayfran das Neves Sales shot Sister Dorothy Stang in 2005

An anti-Morsi protester holds up a copy of the Quran and a cross (Photo: CNS)

Spokesman says the army was responding to the will of the people