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Pope Francis delivers a talk during a retreat for priests at the Basilica of St Mary Major in Rome June 2. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)

Pope Francis led thousands of men on a spiritual retreat in Rome

Take a look inside this week's Catholic Herald

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Archbishop Charles Chaput beside Pope Francis as the pontiff blesses volunteers at the World Meeting of Families (AP)

Archbishop Chaput said the working group was ‘very ad hoc’

Pope Francis greets people during a visit to Christuskirche, a parish of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Rome (CNS)

The prayer service will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience  (AP)

The Pope continued his catechetical series on prayer at his latest general audience

Pope Francis praised the course of women (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Women who serve their families with joy are courageous, the Pope said during a morning homily

Pope Francis with Fifa president Gianni Infantino at a meeting for Scholas Occurrentes (L'Osservatore Romano/ AP)

Gianni Infantino presented the Pope with a Champions League winners medal during a meeting at the Vatican

Syrian children wait for treatment at the hospital of a refugee camp (AP)

The joint Day of Prayer for Peace, sponsored by Aid to the Church in Need, is one of several initiatives to promote peace in the troubled country

Pope Francis (CNS)

Mgr Edward Deliman’s appointment was announced by the apostolic nuncio to the United States

Deacons process to their seats near the altar as they arrive for Pope Francis's celebration of a Mass for the Jubilee of Deacons in St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Pope was speaking at a Mass for the Jubilee of Deacons in St Peter’s Square on Sunday