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Bishop Peter Brignall (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Bishop of Wrexham says it allows the sick and less mobile to experience God’s mercy

Pilgrims in St Peter's Square in Rome during  the 2014 canonisation of John Paul II and John XXIII (PA)

Regulations seek to make the process more transparent

Pope Francis meets with bishops during his visit to the cathedral in Mexico City (AP)

The archdiocesan publication asked whether the Pope had been properly briefed on Mexican matters prior to his visit

A man dressed in Argentina's national colours outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires (AP)

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Women religious celebrate Mass in front of the tomb of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (CNS)

Pope Francis will preside over the consistory scheduled for March 15

Ukrainian women hold peace placards near a military base in Ukraine's Crimea region in 2014 (CNS)

The Vatican released a message from the Pontiff to the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church

Fr Federico Lombardi (PA)

Fr Lombardi says the cardinal gave a ‘lucid’ picture of errors committed by the Church over clerical abuse

Yemeni security forces gather outside the care home attacked by gunmen in Aden, Yemen, on Friday (AP Photo/Wael Qubady)

The Pope says he hopes the slaughter of the Mother Teresa Sisters will ‘awaken consciences’

Pope Francis hears a confession in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Pope Francis made the plea at a penitential liturgy in St Peter’s Basilica before hearing Confessions

Cardinal George Pell leaves the Quirinale hotel in Rome after meeting members of the Australian group of clerical abuse victims (PA)

The cardinal said any resignation would be taken as an admission of guilt