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Pope Francis using the iPad to sign up for world Youth Day (PA)

World Youth Day 2016 will take place in Krakow next July

US Cardinal William Baum died on July 23 (CNS)

Cardinal William Baum was archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980 and was a cardinal for 39 years

Pope Francis has got to wait two months until his visit to the USA  [PA]

According to a new Gallup poll only 59 per cent of people currently have a positive opinion of the Pope

The Pope hugs a Pentecostal pastor at a meting with Evangelical leaders in May [AP]

The Pope’s great Evangelical gamble

Can Francis overcome decades of antagonism between Catholics and Evangelicals?

Rome’s most famous clerical outfitter displays three sizes of papal cassock (CNS)

Are you more Catholic than Francis?

In the internet age everyone can be their own pope. But asserting one’s own authority to pronounce on authentic Church teaching is a dangerous business

Pope Francis sent a message of support to Archbishop Mennini (CNS)

Pope Francis sent his blessing to everyone who promotes human dignity

Cardinal O'Malley reiterated the Church's opposition to the practice (CNS)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston and Archbishop Thomas Wenski released a statement on the death penalty last week

Fr Robert Barron (CNS)

Fr Barron is one of three new auxiliary bishops appointed by Pope Francis

Cologne Cathedral (CNS)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Gov Jerry Brown (PA)

Gov Jerry Brown was speaking ahead of meetings organised by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on climate change