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Nuns greet Pope Francis during his meeting with religious at the cathedral in Naples (CNS)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Naples’ iconic Piazza del Plebiscito

Fr Mario Dorsonville distributes ashes during an Ash Wednesday liturgy (CNS)

Bishop-designate Mario Dorsonville will assist Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl

Pope Francis receiving the pizza

The Pope was travelling through Naples on Saturday

Women pray during a Mass at the Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki (CNS)

Pope speaks to bishops after celebrations in Japan marked the 150th anniversary of a group of ‘hidden Christians’ openly professing their faith

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope has issued a letter in which he describes capital punishment as ‘cruel, inhumane and degrading’

Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols speaks at ecumenical service for Oscar Romero

Richard III's coffin inside Leicester Cathedral (PA)

Cardinal gives homily during historic ceremony in Leicester on Sunday

A statue of the Virgin Mary (CNS)

Bishops say Marian emails and texts circulated in Ivory Coast may disturb public order

Cardinal Kasper (CNS)

The cardinal says he hopes the synod would find a ‘common answer, with a large majority’

The Pope holds a pocket-sized version of the Gospel that was distributed by the homeless during the Angelus (AP)

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