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The Christmas tree and Nativity scene outside St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Francis says Vatican Christmas decorations carry ‘a message of light, hope and love’

'Scapegoats are set apart as such to make society feel better about itself' (CNS)

It’s just as bad in the Church of England, and worse in society at large

San Lorenzo celebrate a goal in their win over Auckland City (PA)

San Lorenzo will play in Club World Cup Final after victory over Auckland City

Pope Francis (CNS)

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

The Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in El Cobre, Cuba (Photo: CNS)

Pope hails ‘noble’ task of diplomacy in address to new ambassadors

Pope Francis and Barack Obama talked about Cuba during their meeting at the Vatican in March (Photo: CNS)

One meeting between US and Cuban officials was held at the Vatican

People dance the tango in St Peter's Square to celebrate Pope Francis's  birthday (PA)

Pope Francis is 78 years old today

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope addressed employees of the Italian Catholic bishops’ television station, TV 2000

Pope Francis is reputed for taking a relaxed approach to security (CNS)

Church officials say Francis has asked that there not be any barriers between himself and the faithful

Pope Francis (CNS)

7,000 dancers plan to tango in Rome for Francis’s 78th birthday.