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The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Ms Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2009

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St Peter's Square today (PA)

Pope Francis made the appeal during his general audience today

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Vatican release Pope’s message for the 2015 World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Clergymen stand outside a church during an unveiling ceremony of a statue of St John Paul II in Sarajevo (CNS)

Pope Francis will make an 11-hour visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina on June 6

An international inspector checks an uranium enrichment plant in Iran last year (CNS)

Bishop Oscar Cantu says framework is a milestone in the negotiations to curb ‘unacceptable prospect of Iran developing nuclear weapons’

The English version of the Pope's Twitter feed (CNS)

The Pope has accounts in a range of languages including English, Spanish and French

Pope waves to the crowd during his recent trip to the Philippines (CNS)

Reports suggest the Pope is set to travel to Paraguay, Bolivia and Ecuador

Marie Collins, right, is a member of the papal commission (PA)

Members of papal commission met one of Pope Francis’ top cardinal advisers to express concerns over appointment of Bishop Juan Barros

Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with cardinals and cardinals-designate in the synod hall (CNS)

Pope Francis has named some cardinals members of pontifical councils which are widely expected to be merged with others

Pope Francis is greeted by Catholicos Aram I, second left, and the head of Armenia's Orthodox Church Karekin II at St Peter's Basilica (PA)

A new book describes why Turkey is right to have an uneasy conscience over its treatment of the Armenians