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

The Presidential candidate said the Pope was ‘one of the extraordinary figures of modern world history’

Pope Francis meets refugees at the Moria camp in Lesbos (AP)

Six of the 12 are children and all are Muslim

Pope Francis meets migrants at the Moria refugee camp (AP)

Many refugees fell to their knees and wept as Francis approached them

Confessions are said to have increased across England and Wales (CNS photo/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier)

Cardinal Nichols noted that there had been a significant increase in Catholics receiving the sacrament in the last six months

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (PA)

The cardinal said that Pope Francis had offered ‘a much deeper understanding’ of discernment

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Pope Francis called for selfless witness (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope said that the Church needed courageous witnesses in world which was hostile to the Gospel

Participants in Pax Christi's Good Friday Way of the Cross procession in New York (PA)

Conference attendees called for a new way of thinking ‘consistent with Gospel nonviolence’

A woman collects water at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece.  (CNS photo/Stoyan Nenov, Reuters)

Fr Lombardi said that the Pope’s visit to refugees in Lesbos was a ‘humanitarian and ecumenical’ gesture

An officer from the EU's border protection agency, Frontex, leads a migrant to board a ferry from Lesbos to Turkey (PA)

The bishops said that refugees’ right to human dignity and to protection needed to be upheld