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Announcement of Mgr Steven Lopes’s appointment made today

Archbishop Kevin McDonald (Mazur/

The prayer was revised by Benedict XVI in 2008 after he permitted wider celebration of Mass in the Extraordinary Form

People take pictures with mobile phones and tablets as Pope Francis arrives  (CNS)

The Pope held a question and answer at a conference marking the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Christian Education

The Eiffel Tower pictured at sunset (CNS)

A major UN summit on climate change is scheduled to take place in the French capital at the end of the month

Dorothy Day's granddaughter Martha Hennessy (CNS)

Martha Hennessy says her grandmother’s legacy is still relevant today

From left, Italian journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi, public relations expert Francesca Chaouqui and Mgr Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda sit during their trial at the Vatican (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Reporter Emiliano Fittipaldi and his lawyer raised an objection at the start of today’s hearing

The joint episcopal ordinations will take place at Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/

Canon Paul McAleenan, a priest of the Diocese of Westminster, and Mgr John Wilson, a priest of the Diocese of Leeds, will be ordained in January

The Vatican's 2015 Christmas stamps feature a manuscript illumination of the Holy Family by an unknown artist from the 15th century (CNS)

Vatican Christmas stamps revealed

The image by an unknown artist is drawn from the Vatican Library

Journalists Emiliano Fittipaldi, left, and Gianluigi Nuzzi will attend the Vatican court for the trial (AP)

The trial of five people charged with offences related to the leaking of documents gets underway at the Vatican today

A cardboard cutout of Pope Francis stands behind the choir during Mass at the Holy Family Minor Basilica in Nairobi, Kenya (AP)

The Pope will celebrate Mass in the grounds of the University of Nairobi on Thursday