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Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (AP)

The business of interpreting the Holy Father has become a full-time job for some commentators, and it is hard to see who, apart from them, benefits

A Church of the poor?  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, pool)

Is the Church rich? It depends

But there is one country where the Church seems to be very wealthy

Pope Francis waves during a private audience with members of Italy's pro-life movements at the Vatican (CNS)

Never tire of defending those ‘who have the right to be born to life’, Francis tells activists

Pope Francis delivers the homily as he celebrates Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass today in the chapel of his residence

A French soldier stands guard at St Joseph Cathedral in Bambari in Central African Republic (Photo: CNS)

Comboni missionary says he hopes Pope Francis will renew ‘this beautiful country drenched in blood’

Pope Francis said when he was four he used to go food shopping with his mother (Photo: AP)

The Pope made the remark in an interview with a Dutch homeless man

Pope Francis salutes as he arrives to meet Evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino last year (Photo: AP)

Francis says the communion of martyrs is the ‘greatest sign of our journeying together’

Pope Francis meets heads of departments of the Roman Curia (Photo: CNS)

For a real change in thinking at the Vatican the Pope needs to replace the people who work there

Sir Elton John has praised Pope Francis again (PA)

The musician says the Pontiff has brought the Church ‘into the 21st century’

Pope Francis greets the audience as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square  (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

During his general audience Pope Francis said we shouldn’t end the day without asking forgiveness of eachother