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How will Francis handle Hollande?

When the Pope receives the French president at the Vatican today the conversation may be a little awkward

Church entering ‘new era’ under Pope Francis, top papal adviser says

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga has said that the Church is entering a new era

We have the ‘Francis effect’ to thank for the reopening of Ireland’s Vatican embassy

The Irish Catholics who protested against the closure are also worthy of praise

President Obama to meet Pope Francis in March

US president will visit the Vatican on March 27 as part of a European tour

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/01/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Rabbi Skorka: Pope’s trip to Holy Land ‘won’t be easy’

The rabbi told reporters that Francis would be able to resist the pressure of different factions

Pope says Christians must work together to challenge secularism

Pope Francis calls for focus on essentials of Christianity during audience with Lutherans

Archbishop: ‘I almost fainted when I heard I’d been named cardinal’

Archbishop Gualtiero Bassetti was told by a parishioner that he was to be made a cardinal

Pope invites engaged couples to spend Valentine’s Day with him

Engaged couples can attend a special audience with Pope Francis on February 14

Pope replaces cardinals serving on Vatican bank oversight commission

New members include Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin