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The joint episcopal ordinations will take place at Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

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

Ugandan visitors look at models of the Uganda Martyrs, who were murdered between 1885 and 1887, at a shrine to them that Pope Francis will visit (AP)

The shrine to 22 African Catholics killed in 19th century is currently undergoing major renovations ahead of the papal visit

St John's Cathedral, Salford (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Arnold has says Salford parishes may be cut from 150 to 75 due to a lack of priests and a declining Catholic population

The moment Pope Francis kissed baby Gianna (CBS Philadephia)

Gianna Masciantoni was kissed by the Pontiff during his visit to Philadelphia in September

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis has released video messages ahead of his visit to Central African Republic, Kenya and Uganda

A shot from the Church of England advert

Church of England angered by decision to refuse to show advert promoting prayer website prior to new Star Wars film

Italian journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi, author of Avarice (AP)

Two journalists and a monsignor among those charged after leaks lead to accusations of financial malpractice in the Vatican