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Bishop Mason, left, with Archbishop Peter Smith (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Episcopal Ordination of Fr Paul Mason will take place at the end of May

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope spoke at the event organised by environmental organisations including the Focolare Movement of Rome

Pope Francis shakes hands with a teenage boy after hearing his confession in St Peter's Square (AP)

Thousands of teenagers visited the Vatican for the Jubilee for teenagers

Armenians venerate an icon of canonised victims of the genocide in Echmiadzin (AP)

St Gregory of Narek, a Doctor of the Church, urges us to recognise the evil within us and the world

The Catholic Worker is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in the Staten Island borough of New York (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

The Archdiocese of New York is issuing a canonical inquiry into her life

Milan Cathedral (PA)

The priest in charge of Confession at Milan cathedral says there has been a growing “demand” for absolution and Communion

Pope Francis meets traditional singers from Croatia during his general audience in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Francis reflected on one aspect of mercy as exemplified by Jesus

A man stands in front his damaged house after shelling in the Ukrainian town of Makeevka (CNS)

The two-year-old war has caused thousands of deaths and forced more than one million people to seek refuge abroad

Pope Francis  with President Touadéra of the Central African Republic (AP)

Francis reflected on his visit to CAR during his meeting with President Touadéra

Pope Francis greets Syrian refugees he brought to Rome at Ciampino airport (CNS)

Francis brought three Syrian couples and their children back with him from the Greek island of Lesbos