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A young girl smiles as she embraces Pope Francis during an audience for families participating in the pastoral conference of the Diocese of Rome in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Francis spoke to a group of parents at the annual pastoral conference of the Diocese of Rome

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis spoke to leaders of the German Lutheran Church earlier this week

Malala Yousafzai, the activist schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban (Photo: PA)

Norwegian committee gives award to two activists from India and Pakistan

Pope Francis arrives for the week-long Lenten retreat  (CNS) Below: The Pope's anniversary tweet

Pope tweets message asking Catholics to pray for him