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Franciscan monks respond to call to care for refugees (CNS photo/Alessandro Di Meo, EPA)

Convent in Italy to provide accommodation and care to those fleeing war

A man breaks down during opening ceremonies as Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission prepares to hear testimony in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, in 2011. (CNS photo/ Michael Swan, The Catholic Register)

There are demands for the Pope to apologise for the Church’s role in running Indian residential schools

Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating Mass on the feast of Divine Mercy in St Peter's Square  (CNS)

The Pope gave a homily at Mass celebrating the transferred feast of the Annunciation

Pope Francis (CNS)

The meeting between Francis and Bishop Bernard Fellay took place on Saturday

Cardinal Georges Cottier (CNS)

The former theologian of the papal household has died at the age of 93

Cardinal Christoph Schonborn (CNS)

Cardinal Christoph Schonborn opened the European gathering of the World Apostolic Congress of Mercy in Rome

Pope Francis leads a prayer service on the eve of the feast of Divine Mercy in St Peter's Square at the Vatican  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Francis says it would be ‘beautiful’ if every diocese opened a hospital, care home or treatment centre as a memorial to the year

Pope Francis will release the document next week  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The apostolic exhortation will be called ‘Amoris Laetitia’, the Vatican has announced

Pope Francis reaches for a balloon in St. Peter's Square (CNS)

The Pope was speaking during his latest general audience in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis censes an icon of Jesus as he celebrates Easter Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square (AP)

The risen Jesus enables us ‘to see with his eyes of love and compassion’, says Francis