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Milan Cathedral (PA)

The priest in charge of Confession at Milan cathedral says there has been a growing “demand” for absolution and Communion

Pope Francis meets traditional singers from Croatia during his general audience in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Francis reflected on one aspect of mercy as exemplified by Jesus

A man stands in front his damaged house after shelling in the Ukrainian town of Makeevka (CNS)

The two-year-old war has caused thousands of deaths and forced more than one million people to seek refuge abroad

Pope Francis  with President Touadéra of the Central African Republic (AP)

Francis reflected on his visit to CAR during his meeting with President Touadéra

Pope Francis greets Syrian refugees he brought to Rome at Ciampino airport (CNS)

Francis brought three Syrian couples and their children back with him from the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis greets a new priest during the ordination Mass of 11 priests in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican  (CNS)

Pope Francis ordained 11 new priests in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday

A spread of tarot cards (AP)

In his morning Mass homily, Francis said those who listen to seers ‘do not follow Jesus’

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I prepare to toss floral wreaths into the sea on the Greek island of Lesbos (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

During the Regina Coeli, Francis reflected on Saturday’s visit to the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis meets refugees at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos (CNS)

Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Ieronymos signed a joint declaration insisting the world ‘cannot ignore colossal humanitarian crisis’

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard the flight to Lesbos (AP)

Those insisting Francis is a radical progressive can’t have read Amoris Laetitia