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Cardinal O'Malley at a Vatican press conference (CNS)

Pope Francis names Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the newest member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Dr Martin Luther King arriving at Heathrow Airport in 1961 (PA)

The President-elect wants ‘to make America great again’, but his vision is limited

The Cathedral of St Paul in St Paul, Minnesota (CNS)

The infant was left in a plastic laundry basket at the entrance to the church

Pope Francis greets Cheryl Tobin, who had stage IV cancer, during his general audience at the Vatican in May 2016 (CNS)

Cheryl Tobin was blessed by the Pope during a general audience in May

People take part in a vigil at Trafalgar Square, London, after the New Year attack on an Istanbul nightclub (AP)

2017 is set to be another bleak year unless serious progress in tackling terrorism is made

'To bury the dead is a work of mercy' (AP)

New state regulations require the interment of the remains of all children who are lost through abortion or miscarriage at a healthcare facility

A woman wipes her tears during a ceremony in the Saint George church in Bashiqa, Iraq (AP)

Displaced Christians are praying for relatives they had to leave behind in Iraq

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s family plan to transfer the sainthood candidate’s remains from New York to Peoria

A Muslim protester runs near a burning vehicle during a clash with the police outside the presidential palace in Jakarta (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Last month 100,000 people protested over the alleged blasphemy of the city’s Christian governor

Bishop Kevin Farrell (CNS)

Cardinal-designate Kevin Farrell says pastoral guidelines for implementing Pope Francis’s exhortation should have been discussed at the US bishops’ autumn conference