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A boy carries belongings as he walks on the rubble of damaged buildings in Aleppo, Syria (CNS)

Sister Annie Demerjian has described the killing of members of a Christian family after shells hit their home

Pope Francis reaches for a poster of Mother Teresa as he is driven through the crowd, in Tirana, Albania during his visit in 2014  (PA)

A spokesman has said the reported date of September 4 for the canonisation is only hypothetical

Jean Vanier toasts his Templeton Prize success (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

L’Arche founder recognised for making ‘an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension’

The relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin at the Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface in Plymouth (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux’s parents are being taken on a week-long tour of England

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Bakery outside Belfast County Court (PA)

Ashers Bakery refused to make a cake with an image of Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie and the phrase, ‘Support gay marriage’

A young man paints a portrait of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero as part of the preparations for the 35th anniversary of Romero's death in San Salvador, El Salvador (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)

Caritas Internationalis adopted the martyr at their conference in Rome

Mgr Patrick McKinney, the new Bishop of Nottingham

Mgr Patrick McKinney replaces Archbishop Malcolm McMahon as leader of the Nottingham diocese

Pope Francis: 'Bishops must have ecclesial sensitivity' (CNS)

Francis addressed the bishops of Italy at the opening their annual general assembly at the Vatican

A nun present a gift to Pope Francis at Naples cathedral in March (CNS)

Francis addressed an audience of international men and women religious working in the Diocese of Rome

Fr Timothy Radcliffe

Pope Francis names English Dominican priest as a consultor of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace