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Archbishop Tomasi shakes hands with Claudio Grossmann, chairman of the UN Committee against Torture during a hearing in Geneva on May 5 (AP)

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Argentine Archbishop José Luis Mollaghan

Argentine Archbishop José Luis Mollaghan is appointed to new commission

Pope Francis will address the heads of the UN’s agencies amid claims that UN committees are unfairly targeting the Catholic Church   (PA)

Pope expected to urge UN to focus on its founding mission after ‘surreal’ questioning of Church record on torture

Cardinal Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

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Cardinal Pell, centre, was named prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy in February (CNS)

Archbishop of Sydney to oversee all financial operations of the Holy See

Fr Federico Lombardi (Photo: CNS)

But the Holy See will respond to justified criticisms with ‘courage and determination’, according to statement

Kirsten Sandberg, chairperson of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, speaking at yesterday's press conference (AP)

If critics think the Church hasn’t changed, they only need to do a quick online search to learn the truth

The UN human rights committee on the rights of the child delivering its report in Geneva (AP)

And the committee oversteps the mark by criticising Catholic teaching on contraception and abortion

Pope Francis (PA)

The Irish Catholics who protested against the closure are also worthy of praise

The Institute for the Works of Religion, popularly known as the Vatican bank (CNS)

Experts praise new Vatican financial laws

Moneyval also requests Vatican bank inspection