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Pope Francis arrives for the week-long Lenten retreat  (CNS) Below: The Pope's anniversary tweet

Pope tweets message asking Catholics to pray for him

A copy of the apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (CNS)

Catholic Truth Society has sold more copies of apostolic exhortation than text since Vatican II documents

Pope Francis is urging us to 'go forth' on mission (AP)

We are each called to spend time on our neighbours, drawing our strength from prayer

Bishop Philip Egan (Photo: Mazur)

Bishop of Portsmouth gives lecture at King’s College in London

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal Kasper tells Vatican Radio he supports ‘a realistic application of doctrine to the current situation’

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis in June (AP)

Pope Francis has quickly become the most iconic moral authority in the world today

Msgr Stephen Hrynuck, a priest of the Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, who died last week (CNS)

Msgr Stephen Hrynuck was known as ‘the holy little priest from the Church with the golden domes’

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres  (CNS)

Antonio Guterres says his agency and others working with migrants can do more

An alligator swims in  everglades waters in Florida (PA) Below: The Catholic Herald cartoon (Christian Adams)

Archbishop Gregory Aymond said that alligators should be “considered seafood”

Mordechai Pinchas, a Jewish scribe, hands over a megillah, or Hebrew scroll, to Mother Xavier McMonagle of the Tyburn Nuns (CNS)

A scroll of the Old Testament Book of Esther has been returned to the Tyburn nuns