The Serbian Orthodox Church has issued a statement denying reports that its patriarch will meet the Pope.
Nate Silver says that Vatican City is the most “touristy” country in the world.
R J Stove hails the “check-shirted, gap-toothed, cigar-chomping prankster” who produced outstanding 20th-century sacred music.
And South Korean artists have presented Pope Francis with a striking traditional portrait of himself.
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