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The US President began his two-day trip to the region with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Western Wall

President Michael D Higgins presented Pope Francis with a commissioned sculpture to signify a ‘call to action’ on climate change

The film’s producers made the announcement at Cannes Film Festival

The British bishop will administer his pastoral duties from a small chapel in Algeria

The demonstration was briefly disrupted by pro-abortion protesters, but the marchers were soon able to continue

Just one in a hundred said they would like to see the present limit of 24 weeks extended up to birth

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He said that his selection reflects the Catholic Church’s universal nature

The Holy Father startled residents of Ostia, who had been expecting a parish priest

The announcement comes as Pope Francis prepares to receive President Trump next week