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A baby giraffe (PA)

Father Adolfo Nicolas addresses thousands at Magis event

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address at Castel Gandolfo (AP)

Pontiff spends a day visiting Castel Gandolfo

Relics of St Anthony are venerated at a parish in Chicago earlier this year (Photo: CNS)

A reliquary containing some of the saint’s skin will tour Britain and Ireland in the autumn

Bishop Philip Egan (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Egan expressed concerns about the Liverpool Care Pathway in December

Prime Minister Enda Kenny (Virginia Mayo/AP/Press Association Images)

Minister who rebelled faces expulsion from party

Mgr Keith Newton with other ordinariate priests at Our Lady of Assumption church in Soho (Photo: Lorna Moffat)

Catholics who are baptised but not confirmed can now become members

World Youth Day volunteers put up a poster in a building in Rio (CNS)

Organisers want to ensure disabled pilgrims are not ‘mere spectators’

Giuseppe Dalla Torre, president of the Vatican City State court, left, and Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi (Photo: CNS)

UN committee that monitors compliance with a children’s rights convention points to ‘list of issues’

Pope Francis (AP)

Laws on child abuse and terrorism funding tightened from September

The statue by sculptor Fernando Pugliese (CNS)

The Pontiff reportedly phoned Church officials in Buenos Aires to make request