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Pope Francis met Villarreal ahead of their cup match in Rome

Their lives cause scandal, the Pope said, and lead people to say ‘it would be better to be an atheist’

Mgr Konrad Krajewski will donate his shopping bags – filled with cheese and prosciutto – to soup kitchens in Rome

In an interview with The Irish Catholic the cardinal also expressed scepticism about the idea of women deacons

Cardinal Zen said the Pope was ‘naive’ in his pursuit of a deal with Beijing

The Pontiff said words alone were not enough to help the people of the African nation

The Pope met with 30 prelates from Chile and reportedly expressed a desire to visit their country

Francis made the comments in a morning homily at his Vatican residence

The Pope has criticised ‘populist demagoguery’ and urged people to ‘welcome those who knock at our doors’

The church of All Saints will be twinned with the Catholic parish of Ognissanti, home to the titular church of Cardinal Walter Kasper, to make the occasion