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Francis raised his concerns about the terrorist threat during an interview with a Portuguese radio station

Pope Francis waves to crowds in St Peter's Square  (PA)

Homeland security chief reveals ‘one particular case’ targeting the Pope has been discovered by American authorities

Pope Francis waves after his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

In championing environmental causes the Pope must not allow himself to be seen as someone against industrialisation

One of the 52 images available on Popemoji

‘Pope emoji’ launched ahead of US visit

Keyboard app allows users to post pictures of Francis eating a hot dog and taking a selfie

Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: AP)

In a homily the Pope says priests who struggle to be merciful should avoid hearing Confessions

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic in November

Pope Francis talks with students from Colegio Don Bosco in Argentina during his general audience (Photo: CNS)

The Pope says parishes must be ‘centres of love’, not ‘exclusive’ sects

'Revolution' - not a popular word in Saudi Arabia

National Geographic issue not allowed for ‘cultural reasons’

Pope Francis has ruled on annulments (AP

It’s vital for women in particular that the process is not held up

Pope Francis wants to help people stuck by the process (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope wishes to speed up annulments, but not compromise doctrine