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Pope Francis blesses a woman at Castel Gandolfo last Sunday (AP)

Francis sends message to British and Irish Catholics marking Day for Life

Altar servers pictured at an Extraordinary Form Mass at the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

There is room in the Faith for both the Extraordinary Form and the kind of Franciscan austerity embodied by the Pontiff

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address at Castel Gandolfo (AP)

Pontiff spends a day visiting Castel Gandolfo

Mgr Keith Newton with other ordinariate priests at Our Lady of Assumption church in Soho (Photo: Lorna Moffat)

Catholics who are baptised but not confirmed can now become members

Pope Francis greets cardinals earlier this year (CNS)

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Pope Francis (AP)

Laws on child abuse and terrorism funding tightened from September

The statue by sculptor Fernando Pugliese (CNS)

The Pontiff reportedly phoned Church officials in Buenos Aires to make request

The wreckage and debris from the runaway train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec (Photo: PA)

Pontiff sends apostolic blessing to all touched by tragic events in Canada

Pope Francis decreed that those who attended would receive one plenary (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope encourages prayers for a spiritually fruitful World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro

A pro-life vigil takes place outside Leinster House in Dublin (PA)

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