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Pope Francis and Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz travel in one of the Volkswagen Golfs (AP)

The vehicles were used to transport the Pontiff during his visit to Poland in July

Last year SVP members visited more than 27,000 people who were in hospital

Visiting the sick can ease pain and suffering

SVP is focusing this week on visiting those in hospital

St Vincent de Paul volunteers visit those in need

The new campaign Who Cares? draws attention to the 900,000 older people in Britain struggling with loneliness

The new clinic will offer psychological and medical help (AP)

The My Body Back clinic, based at the Royal London Hospital, provides extra support to women who have experienced sexual violence

People gather on July 25 at a site hit by airstrikes in a rebel-held neighbourhood in Aleppo, Syria. (CNS)

About 300,000 people are believed to be in East Aleppo. No food or medical aid has been able to reach the rebel-held territory for several weeks

Volunteers at a community shop run by the SVP

The SVP has helped many people regain their confidence after suffering from mental illness

A Mary's Meals centre in Malawi (CNS)

The charity provides a daily meal in school to more than 1.1 million children in 12 countries

Generation Hope premiered with events taking place across six continents

Generation Hope was filmed at the charity’s projects in Malawi, Haiti, and India and features Hollywood actor Gerard Butler

Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to the media outside the US Supreme Court (CNS)

The trial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, legal niceties apart, is about whether or not they are free to love

Pope Francis embraces a nun during vespers with priests, religious and seminarians at the cathedral in Havana (CNS)

Pope Francis delivered an off-the-cuff homily in Havana’s cathedral on Sunday