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Candles, with the names of the victims, at a vigil in Haltern (AP)

Sixteen German schoolchildren among victims of tragedy

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for the general audience (AP/Andrew Medichini)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/03/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Sistine Chapel pictured as it was being prepared for the conclave in 2013 (CNS)

The visit has been organised by the papal aide who came up with the idea of installing showers for the homeless people near St Peter’s Basilica

'During the past 30 years, Nagasaki's Catholic population has dropped from 75,000 to 62,000' (CNS)

Comments by the archbishop appeared in a report outlining the conclusions of an archdiocesan synod

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama presents relief material in Jos, Nigeria.  Many refugees are now flee to Cameroon (CNS)

A delegation met with some of the estimated 36,000 Nigerians who have sought safety from Islamist terrorists in recent weeks

People look at a painting of murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero at the cathedral in San Salvador (CNS)

Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was killed in the hatred of the faith 35 years ago today

Pope Francis, cardinals and cardinal-designates pray before a meeting in the synod hall at the Vatican (CNS)

Priests says that doctrine and practice must ‘remain firmly and inseparably in harmony’

A still from the Fox Sports advert (CNS)

Fox Sports ran the advert ahead of a match between San Lorenzo and São Paulo

Cardinal Nichols, second from the right on the front row, at the Service of Compline on Sunday (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated a Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the former king in Leicester today

Nuns greet Pope Francis during his meeting with religious at the cathedral in Naples (CNS)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Naples’ iconic Piazza del Plebiscito