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The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, where Mother Angelica's funeral will take place (Carol M Highsmith)

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The San Francesco di Paola in Naples

Despite the sadness and despair, and the traffic, the city remains a great jewel

Pope Francis arrives for an audience with nuns and priests in the Pope Paul VI hall at the Vatican (AP)

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Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, president of the Italian bishops' conference, talks with a married couple as they leave the opening session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican in October (CNS)

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco spoke out as the Italian Senate prepares to vote on a bill recognising civil unions

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (AP)

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Pope Francis (AP)

A Vatican spokesman confirmed Francis received the invitation during an early morning private audience

Mgr Nunzio Scarano (AP)

Mgr Nunzio Scarano was found not guilty of involvement in a huge tax evasion plot

Pope Francis pictured at the Nativity scene in St Peter's Square last year (CNS)

The figures will be used in Nativity scenes across Italy this Christmas

A photo of three slain Franciscans is unveiled during the beatification ceremony  (AP)

Two Poles and one Italian were killed by Shining Path guerrillas in 1991

Dr Alessandro Franciscis, the president of the Office of Medical Observations (Simon Caldwell)

A senior official at Lourdes said he is proposing British and Irish pilgrimages as a model for the rest of the world