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Pope Francis embraces   Benedict XVI  before the consecration ceremony in the Vatican gardens (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff recites prayers to consecrate Vatican City to St Joseph and St Michael the Archangel

Pope Francis addresses seminarians and future priests and nuns during  Mass in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Pope gives future priests and nuns tips for a successful vocation

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier of Durban (Photo: CNS)

External ‘study group’ would investigate transparency and accountability issues

Floribeth Mora holds up the magazine featuring Blessed Pope John Paul II from which she says she heard his voice (Photo: PA)

Floribeth Mora Diaz recovered from apparently fatal illness after hearing voice of pope

Pope Francis visiting the island of Lampedusa this morning (Photo: PA)

Pope throws wreath into sea to commemorate deaths during first trip outside Rome

Pope Francis greets Archbishop Gerald Lacroix last month (CNS)

Pontiff says he hopes province will rediscover the Catholic faith

Copies of Pope Francis's new encyclical at the Vatican (AP)

Francis has shown his humility in completing an encyclical largely written by Benedict XVI

Pope Francis prays at the tomb of Blessed John Paul II  (CNS)

Pontiff convokes consistory of cardinals to approve canonisation dates

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI at the Vatican in May (CNS)

Encyclical bears the clear influence of Benedict XVI

Francis said the encyclical was 'written with four hands': his and Benedict XVI's (AP)

The Pontiff reflects on the importance of faith in the 21st century