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Francis walks past members of the Roman Rota at the start of the Vatican's judicial year (AP)

Pontiff addresses members of the Roman Rota at start of the Vatican’s judicial year

Pope Francis (AP)

Francis says worldly celebrations intoxicate ‘more than grappa on an empty stomach’

Archbishop Ganswein with Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Prefect of the papal household gives candid interview about Pope Francis and Benedict XVI

Cardinal Raymond Burke (CNS)

Cardinal Burke was ridiculed for saying men are repelled by a ‘feminised’ Church. But he grasps that fathers have a huge influence over whether children grow up to be Mass-goers

A Hindu priest gives a shawl to the Pope during an interfaith meeting in Sri Lanka (PA)

Francis is seen but not heard in Sri Lanka

Pope Francis arrived at a moment of rare national harmony, with genuine hopes for renewal

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis prays for victims of violent protests and targeted attacks against the Church in Niger

Pope Francis delivers his blessing during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI audience hall (PA)

Pope says it gave him ‘consolation and hope’ to see so many large families during papal visit to South Asia

Pope Francis talks with Bolivian President Evo Morales at the Vatican in 2013 (CNS)

President Morales tells his people they must start preparing for a visit from Francis

Pope waves to the crowd during his recent trip to the Philippines (CNS)

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has reiterated Francis’s ‘spiritual and missionary message’

Pope Francis hugs 12-year-old Glyzelle Palomar (PA)

There were a number of memorable and touching moments during the papal visit