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Pope Francis at the end of his weekly general audience in St Peter's yesterday (AP)

The first English translation of the Pope’s announcement on harmonising Eastern and Latin canon law. Translated by Fr James Bradley and Ed Condon

Benedict XVI and Pope Francis (AP)

Whose legacy will last longer?

Benedict XVI favoured a slow, step-by-step approach to reform, while Francis prefers sweeping initiatives that advance quickly

Cardinals are looking for ways to improve Bishop selection process (AP)

The Pope and the Council continue to discuss the process of identifying candidates for bishop roles

Pope Francis kisses a baby as he arrives for the weekly general audience in St.Peter's Square  (AP)

The Pontiff told his general audience that Church leaders should act like Jesus and be among the poor

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger looks to make a pass (AP)

Fr Douglas Nowicki reportedly presented the souvenir to the Pontiff earlier this week

Pope Francis celebrates morning Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae at the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The Pope wrote to Buenos Aires bishops about their proposed guidelines for priests following Amoris Laetitia

Pope Francis steps out from the plane as he arrives in Poland earlier this year (AP)

Pope Francis will visit the Caucasus nations on September 30 – October 2

Irish abuse survivior Marie Collins,who is a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, with  Cardinal Sean O'Malley (CNS)

Papal commission steps up work to educate Church about abuse

Pope Francis greets Giuseppe Chiolo, 16, in St Peter's Square during a Year of Mercy general audience at the Vatican (CNS)

Giuseppe Chiolo, who is being treated at an oncology ward in a Florence hospital, wrote to the Pope with a request to meet him

Burnt out cars are seen outside a government building, following an election protest in Libreville, Gabon (AP)

Pope prays for victims of Gabon violence

The Pope called on Catholics in the African country to be ‘builders of peace’