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A picture of Mother Teresa alongside a Missionary of Charity at World Youth Day in Madrid (Photo: CNS)

If her Cause is concluded by then, the Blessed will be canonised on September 4

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi said Pope Francis's financial reforms were taking effect (AP)

Fr Lombardi says two new books give false impression of ‘a permanent reign of confusion’

Pope Francis said when he was four he used to go food shopping with his mother (Photo: AP)

The Vatican described the report on an Italian website as ‘seriously irresponsible’

Pope Francis gives a letter to a synod father as he arrives for a morning session at the Vatican Synod Hall (AP)

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Bishops leave a session of the family synod (CNS)

Letters from the Synod: October 14, 2015

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Pope Francis sits in the back row of the chapel where he preaches his daily homilies (CNS)

The Pope’s homilies are couched in homely language, with vivid images taken from daily life

Cubans await Pope Francis's arrival in Revolution Plaza in Havana yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/09/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives for yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/09/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Bolivian president Evo Morales presents the Pope with the hammer and sickle crucifix (AP)

Fr Lombardi says hammer and sickle crucifix created by martyred priest ‘will not be put in a church’

Pope Francis talks to Cardinal Seán O'Malley as they arrive for a meeting at the Vatican in February (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Advisers put episcopal accountability ‘on the table’ during latest meeting with Francis