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General view of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy (PA)

Schools in the Italian capital have been evacuated as a precaution

Pope Francis celebrates the baptism of 13 babies from earthquake zones in Italy in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

The Pope celebrated the sacrament of baptism in a private ceremony in the chapel of his residence

A migrant ship stranded on 30 miles off the Libyan coast (PA)

Italy’s coastguard said only four people survived the sinking of a migrant ship carrying 100 people off the Libyan coast

Cardinal Angelo Amato (CNS)

Cardinal Amato says the next biggest producers of Causes are Spain, Poland and Brazil

Pope Francis holds a relic believed to be the blood of St Januarius, the patron of Naples (AP)

Blood of St Januarius fails to liquefy

The failure of the saint’s blood to liquefy has become associated with previous disastrous events

Filippo Corsini died in the road accident (Facebook)

Italian prince Filippo Corisini died when his bicycle collided with a lorry in central London

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

Pope Francis in Amatrice, Italy (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

Pope Francis visited Amatrice, in central Italy, on Tuesday morning

A man reaches for the box containing the mortal remains of Padre Pio (AP)

It will be the first time the relic has left Italy

Pope Francis holds a baby as he visits the neonatal unit at San Giovanni Hospital in Rome (AP)

The trip to the babies’ ward of Rome’s San Giovanni Hospital was part of the Pope’s Mercy Fridays activities