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Pope Francis pets a tiger during an audience with circus members in Paul VI hall at the Vatican (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Francis also had a scary moment stroking a tiger

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

‘Let us allow ourselves to be called by Jesus, healed by Jesus, forgiven by Jesus and follow him,’ says Holy Father at general audience

Patriarch Bartholomew I has arrived early in Crete 'in order to welcome and receive his brother hierarchs' (AP)

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Francesca Chaouqui, right, and her lawyer Laura Sgro' arrive at the Vatican for her trial (AP)

PR expert Francesca Chaouqui has given birth to a boy named Pietro as the trial into alleged leak of Vatican documents continues

Caroline Wyatt (BBC)

Wyatt said she was looking forward to starting ‘a new chapter’ as a radio presenter

Pope Francis and Cardinal Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

Pope Francis commissioned a study into the role of women deacons

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

The consistory on June 20 is scheduled to approve the canonisations of four men and one woman, including Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Pope Francis delivers his speech during a visit to the United Nations' World Food Programme (AP)

The Pope has visited the World Food Programme in Rome for the first time

Pope Francis greets a girl after celebrating a Mass for the sick and disabled in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on June 12 (CNS)

Francis celebrated Mass for the Year of Mercy jubilee of the sick and persons with disabilities

Pope Francis delivers his speech during a visit to the WFP (AP)

The Pontiff delivered a speech to the executive board of the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome