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Blessed John Paul II (Photo: CNS)

Pope Francis to make announcement on September 30

Benedict XVI prays in front of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a candlelight vigil at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal (CNS)

The future Pope Benedict published a fraudulent text, these people say, to deceive the Faithful. Also, consecrating the whole world didn’t somehow include Russia. Strange, or what?

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi carry a protester injured during clashes with riot police and the army in Cairo (PA)

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Egypt

Pontiff prays for victims after violent crackdown in Cairo

Cardinal Timothy Dolan  (CNS)

There have also been scandals implied about some of those he has appointed: the truth of these has been denied by his spokesman, but the gossip persists

Pope Francis receives a gift from Italy's Gianluigi Buffon, and Argentina's Lionel Messi at the Vatican (CNS)

Lionel Messi hails “one of the most special days of my life”

Lionel Messi leads delegation ahead of friendly match

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Copacabana Beach during WYD (AP)

Francis writes message to people joining in the Brazilian Catholic Church’s celebration of Family Week

Pope Francis waves to the crowd in St Peter's Square as he arrives to lead the Angelus (CNS)

Pope makes plea for unity during Angelus address

Cardinal O'Malley praised the influence of Pope Francis (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

We oppose abortion because we love people, he tells Knights of Columbus gathering

Coptic Pope Tawadros II (AP)

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