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Pope Francis greets a baby at the Vatican earlier this year (CNS)

The Pope baptised 33 infants during a Mass yesterday

Pope Francis greets Tahsin Said Ali Beg, a leader of the Yazidi people (CNS)

Delegates talked about the way Christians and Yazidis in Iraq have helped each other

Manny Pacquiao prays following his split decision loss to Timothy Bradley in June 2012

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao’s embracing of Protestantism means the Catholic Church in the Philippines has a fight on its hands

Pope Francis prays at a vigil in St Peter's Square last year. 'We pray, in this Mass, for the victims of this cruelty – so many of them – and we pray also for the perpetrators of such cruelty, that the Lord might change their heart' (Photo: PA)

In a homily the Pope laments the cruelty of terrorism

Pope Francis caresses a baby after his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican (PA)

Pope Francis addressed 4,000 people during his general audience today

Cardinal-designate Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar

Burmese Buddhist nationalists have been targeting Muslim groups

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass on the feast of the Epiphany in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican (CNS)

Pope delivers homily during Mass to mark the feast of the Epiphany

Pope Francis with US President Barack Obama (CNS)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin also suggested Francis will go to UN during September trip

Cardinal-designate Edoardo Menichelli Below: and Cardinal-designate John Dew, right, with Archbishop Timothy Costelloe of Perth (CNS)

Francis refused to accept the cardinal-designate’s letter of resignation in October

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis used his Sunday Angelus address to continue the reflection he began on New Year’s Day