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Pope Francis blesses a server with holy water as he celebrates Pentecost Mass in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

Francis celebrated Pentecost Mass in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday

Benedict XVI pictured in Cuba in 2012 (CNS)

Summary of letter from the Pope Emeritus to Cardinal Bertone published by Italian newspaper

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Cuban President Raul Castro  (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Cuba from September 19 to 22, according to the country’s bishops’ conference

Pope Francis delivers his speech for The Peace Factory (PA)

Pope Francis was taking part in The Peace Factory initiative in the Paul VI hall

St John Paul II greets the World Youth Day crowd in Czestochowa, Poland, in 1992 (CNS)

St Louis de Montfort believed that the Rosary was the most powerful weapon against evil that Christians could employ

Nuns greet Pope Francis during his meeting with religious at the cathedral in Naples (CNS)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Naples’ iconic Piazza del Plebiscito

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope has issued a letter in which he describes capital punishment as ‘cruel, inhumane and degrading’

Pope Francis is pictured with youths at a home for former street children in Manila (CNS)

Pope alarmed that many European countries currently have a low birthrate

Jude Law (PA)

The British actor will reportedly star as a conservative Italian-American pontiff in The Young Pope

Pope Francis (AP)

Mass offered at the Vatican for Egyptian Copts killed by ISIS in Libya