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Bishop Chibly Langlois of Les Cayes, Haiti, one of two Caribbeans to be given a red hat next month (Photo: CNS)

The faithful of Burkina Faso will be celebrating

Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Mazur)

Francis makes announcement during Angelus address

A protester demonstrates outside the Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland (PA)

It is important to be alive to the cultural implications of living in an age of widespread abortion

The Pope and Fr Baez. Below, Fr Baez sits in the popemobile (Photo: CNS)

Pope spotted his old friend at the edge of the crowd

CafePress sells papal paraphernalia for the whole family, including the dog

Popular items include Pope Francis ‘onesies’, T-shirts, cufflinks, shot glasses, and cocktail shakers

Pope Francis passes circus performers before his general audience in St Peter's Square Below: Video of performance and  performers move past the Pope (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Francis tells faithful that baptism gives them ‘unwavering hope and strength’

Pope Francis gives a lamb a lift during a  visit to a Nativity scene at the Church of St Alfonso Maria dei Liguori Below: Francis chats to two children taking part in the nativity (CNS)

Pope visits live Nativity scene

Francis lets a lamb rest on his shoulders during visit to Rome church

Pilgrims pack Copacabana beach for World Youth Day's closing Mass (AP)

Francis recognises ‘great effort’ made by the Local Organising Committee in Rio

Pope Francis waves at the crowd yesterday

Pope to visit Holy Land on May 24

Francis makes announcement on 50th anniversary of Paul’s Jerusalem meeting

Pope Francis smiles during Mass at the Church of the Gesu in Rome Below: The Pontiff with Father Adolfo Nicolas outside the church (CNS)

‘True faith is marked by the daring desire to change the world,’ says Pontiff