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A three-year-old enjoys a Happy Meal at a McDonald's in San Francisco (AP)

I understand the cardinals’ anxieties – but Rome needs an alternative to the overpriced cafés

Cardinals and Bishops attend a jubilee mass where the appointment of 17 new Cardinals was announced (AP)

The list of cardinals reads like a Prime Minister’s resignation honours list

Pope Francis reaches out to touch a painting of the Virgin Mary at the vigil (AP)

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Pope Francis waves to faithful at the end of a jubilee Mass in St Peter's Square on  Sunday (AP)

Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals

Thirteen cardinals – including three Americans – are eligible to vote in a conclave

Pope Francis arrives at the Aliyev congress centre for a meeting with the authorities in Baku (AP)

Pope Francis gave a press conference on his flight from Azerbaijan to Rome

Cardinals are looking for ways to improve Bishop selection process (AP)

The Pope and the Council continue to discuss the process of identifying candidates for bishop roles

Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

Amoris Laetitia letter leaked online

The letter, signed by 45 theologians and priests, identifies what it describes as errors which a reader could mistakenly draw from the recent apostolic exhortation

Pope Francis shares a word with two bishops as he arrives at a morning session of the Synod of bishops. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Madeleine Teahan and Fr Mark Drew discuss this week’s dramatic events in Rome

Pope Francis arrives for the afternoon session of the synod on Saturday (AP)

Pope Francis reportedly responded to the letter by underlining support for procedures

Pope Francis speaks during yesterday's Angelus address (AP)

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