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Pope Francis with Fifa president Gianni Infantino at a meeting for Scholas Occurrentes (L'Osservatore Romano/ AP)

Gianni Infantino presented the Pope with a Champions League winners medal during a meeting at the Vatican

Syrian children wait for treatment at the hospital of a refugee camp (AP)

The joint Day of Prayer for Peace, sponsored by Aid to the Church in Need, is one of several initiatives to promote peace in the troubled country

Pope Francis (CNS)

Mgr Edward Deliman’s appointment was announced by the apostolic nuncio to the United States

Deacons process to their seats near the altar as they arrive for Pope Francis's celebration of a Mass for the Jubilee of Deacons in St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Pope was speaking at a Mass for the Jubilee of Deacons in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

Pope Francis meets George Clooney and his wife Amal at the Vatican meeting (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

During the event, Pope Francis said he has never considered following Benedict XVI into retirement

Pope Francis leads Benediction outside the Basilica of St Mary Major on the feast of Corpus Christi (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Parents ‘break their hearts to let their children grow’, Francis said at a celebration of Corpus Christi

Ahmed el-Tayeb exchanges gifts with Pope Francis (AP)

Anti-Christian prejudice among Muslims is a very bad advertisement for their faith

Archbishop Victor Fernandez with Fr Antonio Spadaro, editor of La Civilta Cattolica, at last year's synod (CNS)

Controversial passages of the exhortation follow previous writings by Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernández

Bernie Sanders arrives on a hotel terrace near the Vatican (PA)

A celebration of the encyclical Centesimus Annus turned the worker into a subject of state policy rather than an economic agent

Pope Francis  in St Peter's Square (CNS)

At the end of his weekly general audience, the Pope referred to a string of attacks to hit ‘beloved Syria’