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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to meet Evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino (PA) Below: Video of Francis arriving at the church (RomeReports)

Francis visits partially built Pentecostal church in Caserta, southern Italy

Pope Francis with Meriam Ibrahim and her daughter Below: Pope Francis speaks to Meriam and her family (CNS) Meriam arrives in Rome with her children and Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli (PA)

Pope Francis expresses “gratitude and joy” after Sudanese woman’s arrival in Rome

Pope Francis with Gianluigi Buffon and Lionel Messi (CNS)

Lionel Messi to play for the Pope

Andrea Pirlo, Javier Zanetti and Gianluigi Buffon will also play in ‘inter-religious match for peace’

Christ the Redeemer statue  in Rio de Janeiro (CNS)

Christ the Redeemer statue shown in an Italian football shirt in advert on Rai

Jesus cooked for his disciples, says Father Giovanni Cesare Pagazzi (Christian Adams)

Jesus ‘practised the culinary arts,’ writes Father Giovanni Cesare Pagazzi in new book

A French soldier patrols near a burning house at a village in Bossangoa, Central African Republic (CNS)

Priests and nuns have remained in the country during the current conflict, despite offers of evacuation.

A broken glass of a niche where the reliquary with the blood of Blessed John Pail II was located Below: The reliquary

Venerated piece of fabric stained with the late Pope’s blood still missing

A priest carrying a vial containing the blood of Blessed John Paul II (CNS)

Theory put forward that satanist group might be behind theft

Mgr Scarano (Photo: PA)

Vatican prelate, already under house arrest, accused of money laundering

'When we use our tongue to speak badly of our brother or sister, we use it to kill God' (Photo: CNS)

Francis told Alejandra Pereyra a letter she wrote him “touched his heart”