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Easter Sunday, Acts 10:34, 37-43; Ps 118; Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6-8; Jn 20:1-9 (Year A)

A winged lion in a stained-glass window symbolises St Mark the Evangelist

St Mark the Evangelist (April 25) is traditionally thought to be the interpreter of the Apostle Peter

Mgr Stock has said that Pope Francis does not want answers to the questionaire published (Mazur)

Mgr Marcus Stock has defended the decision not to publish respondents’ answers

The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Sociologist and professor Margaret Archer named president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

The Catholic Herald's cartoon inspired by ICN's Vatican hawk hoax (Christian Adams) Below: How The Guardian reported the story

Pulitzer Prize-winning Guardian among outlets to reproduce April Fool’s report

Thousands of internally displaced people take refuge at a Catholic church in Malakal, South Sudan earlier this year (CNS)

‘We are disheartened by the tendency of our leaders to use war and violence,’ say Church officials in statement

Pope Francis delivering his unscripted homily on Sunday (PA) Below Video via RomeReports.com

Pontiff delivers unscripted speech to crowds in St Peter’s Square

Cities with cinemas broadcasting the ceremony include London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Newcastle

Cinemas in major cities in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland gives people chance to watch the historic event in 2D or 3D

Pope Francis led the start of Holy Week with more than 100,000 people in St Peter’s Square.

Faithful take pictures with Pope Francis at the end of the Palm Sunday Mass Below: Francis sips tea passed to him from the crowd (PA) Video via RomeReports

Pope asks faithful to look into their hearts to see how they are living their lives