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Pope Francis at a Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Holy Spirit and ‘spirit of this world’ don’t mix, says Pontiff

Francis delivers the Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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

Pope Francis told children he had no ambition to lead the Church (AP)

You have to go back centuries to find the last ambitious schemer to be elected pope

Pope Francis greets youths during an audience with students of Jesuit schools and institutions in Italy and Albania (PA)

Pope Francis has said someone who wants to be pope doesn’t like themselves

Pope Francis: 'The Lord loves us tenderly' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

On solemnity of Sacred Heart, Pope says it’s difficult to accept God’s love

Lake Albano seen from the window of the papal villa – a view that Pope Francis will miss this year (Photo: CNS)

The Pope will have a reduced schedule in July and August but will stay at the Vatican

Pope Francis looks on during a meeting with Vatican diplomatic corps back in March (CNS)

Pope Francis has appealed to future diplomats not to be careerists

Man mourns death of relatives as people search for survivors in rubble in Allepo, Syria (CNS)

Pope Francis has said the Church will not abandon the people of Syria

Pope holds rosary as he arrives to lead general audience in St. Peter's Square at Vatican

Pope Francis has warned about the dangers of idolatory during his morning homily