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Pope Francis with Aung San Suu Kyi in the Vatican (CNS)

Pontiff assured Nobel Peace Prize winner of his prayers for the Catholic community in Burma

Archbishop Dieudonne Nzapalainga of Bangui, Central African Republic (CNS)

International community urged to help set up election body and investigate alleged crimes against humanity

Tourists crowd the bridge leading to Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome (CNS)

How to visit Rome in the austerity era

The Catholic Herald’s Rome correspondent knows the Eternal City inside out. Here he offers tips for pilgrims for whom every penny counts

Dr Willey announced his resignation from the institute today

Dr Petroc Willey announced he is stepping down today, citing ‘personal reasons’

Pope Francis at an audience for families on Saturday (AP)

Pope urges couples to see marriage as a life-long journey

Archbishop Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State (Photo: CNS)

Vatican spokesman says the operation went well

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa (CNS)

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez said Catholics must open their hearts to receive a “spiritual pacemaker”

Pope Francis re-iterated that marriage was between a man and a woman (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Defending family also means defending a community based on a marriage between man and woman

Pope Francis poses with a Sunderland top that has "Papa Francesco" on the back (Photo: PA)

Pope Francis was presented with a Sunderland shirt by the club’s chaplain

Pope Francis (CNS)

At morning Mass the Pope laments that ‘every time we want to do good, evil is next to us’