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The Apostolic Nuncio pictured with the congregation after morning prayers at St Ann’s Royal Naval Dockyard Church

Archbishop Antonio Mennini is the first nuncio to Great Britain to make an official visit to the Navy

Patriarch Kirill: Catholics and Orthodox believers 'defend the same values both in public and in private life' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/12/15

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

Environmentalists campaigning in Paris  (CNS)

An agreement on global warming was reached at the end of the COP21 summit in Paris on the weekend

Corinne Barber receives a blessing from Pope Francis

Corinne Barber was able to make a pilgrimage to Rome thanks to £9,000 of donations

Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso touches the hands of people in Mexico following Mass  in Sunland Park at the US-Mexico border (CNS)

Francis will go to the border town of Ciudad Juárez during February’s visit

Activists protest against the proposed statutory amendment legalising the euthanasia of young children in 2014 in Brussels (CNS)

Medical professionals in the country released a statement demanding a revision of legislation

Cardinal Vincent Nichols opened the Door of Mercy at Westminster Cathedral (Diocese of Westminster)

On Sunday the Archbishop of Westminster marked the beginning of the Year of Mercy

Pope Francis opens the Holy Door of the Basilica of St John Lateran (CNS)

On Sunday Holy Doors were opened in cathedrals around the world to celebrate the start of the Year of Mercy

French President Francois Hollande, right, French Foreign Minister and president of the COP21 Laurent Fabius, second right, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres and UN Secretary General Ban ii-moon at COP21 (AP)

An agreement to try and curb global warming was reached at the UN climate change conference on Saturday

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad (CNS)

Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad spoke at an international conference on Christian persecution in the world