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Pope Francis leads the global prayer in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

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The Pope presides at Benediction in St Peter's on Sunday (AP)

Faithful mark feast of Corpus Christi with historic global prayer

Pope Francis greets the crowd outside after praying the rosary at the Basilica of St. Mary Major earlier this month. The Pope led the crowd in chanting "Viva la Madonna" Photo: CNS

Pope Francis is keen to see the continuance and revival of traditional devotions, such as praying to Our Lady, especially in the month of May

The Pope prays after a Mass at the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Without joy you cannot truly be free, says Pontiff

Pope Francis walks in annual Corpus Christi procession in Rome Photo: PA

Pope Francis has told Catholics that the Eucharist brings us out of our individualism into discipleship

Cardinal George Pell (CNS)

The Australian cardinal says he will call for an overhaul of Vatican communications

The Catholic Truth Society website lists its latest publications

English Catholics owe the CTS a debt of gratitude which is rarely expressed as it should be

Pope Francis  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Francis announces a series of talks on the Church in Rome

Pope Francis arrives in a downpour for this morning's general audience (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/05/13

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Pope Francis  salutes the faithful in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Three new books about Pope Francis show that the new Pontiff believes we are engaged in a daily battle with the Devil