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We must not neglect our prayers for women (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

I felt twinges of guilt when I heard Pope Francis’s May prayer intentions

Cardinal Gerhard Müller with Pope Francis (CNS)

The cardinal said that if the Pope had wanted to change the discipline, he would have given a full explanation

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope said some Christians wander away from the true path like vagabonds

Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The European Festival of Joy and Mercy will take place in November

Women listen to Pope Francis during Mass in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (AP)

The Pope’s prayer intentions for May have been released via video

The Trevi Fountain in Rome is lit in red during an event to raise awareness of the plight of Christian martyrs (CNS)

The event was sponsored by Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need

Pope Francis arriving for a special Holy Year audience with the armed forces, in St Peter's Square (AP)

Speaking to to the faithful in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis also appealed for peace in Syria

Archbishop Eamon Martin is  Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland (PA)

The bishops have released a pastoral document ahead of next week’s elections

Bishop Bernard Fellay, centre, with SSPX priests (AP)

Fr Franz Schmidberger said that, if the society’s position were regularised, it would still speak out against ‘errors’

A painting of Mary and the Christ Child is is seen in 2014 at the damaged St Thecla Orthodox monastery in the predominantly Christian town of Maaloula, Syria (CNS photo/Youssef Badawi, EPA)

Project is the ‘first concrete outcome’ of the Pope’s meeting with Patriarch Kirill