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Young people at a concert organised for World Youth Day pilgrims in Warsaw (AP)

World Youth Day celebrations begin in Poland on Wednesday

Pope Francis shakes hands with Greg Burke at the Vatican (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

Spanish journalist Paloma Garcia Ovejero will work alongside Burke as vice director of the Vatican’s press office

Pope Francis and Benedict XVI greet each other at the special Vatican ceremony (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

The Pope has given an interview to Argentine newspaper La Nacion

Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd as he concludes his final public appearance from the balcony of the papal villa in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, on the day of his resignation (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope Emeritus reportedly admitted to the diary in a book-length interview to be published in September

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI during a June 28 ceremony at the Vatican marking the 65th anniversary of the retired pope's priestly ordination. (CNS) photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The 65th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s ordination as a priest was celebrated at the Vatican with the retired pope and Pope Francis in attendance

Pope Francis salutes Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, left, at the end of a consistory in 2014 (PA)

The Pope has written the preface to a new collection of Benedict’s writings on the priesthood

Cardinal Antonio Canizares  (CNS)

Cardinal Antonio Canizares was reported for comments made in a homily about the gay community and feminism

Pope Francis meets George Clooney and his wife Amal at the Vatican meeting (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

During the event, Pope Francis said he has never considered following Benedict XVI into retirement

'We need to make profound changes in the way we do things' (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

A report on the state of Catholicism in England and Wales makes for worrying, if not surprising, reading

A statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried through the crowd at the Marian shrine of Fatima in Portugal (CNS)

The Vatican has responded to claims made about the Pope Emeritus in a blog