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Bernini's Elephant and Obelisk statue in Rome, which was damaged by vandals (AP)

Bernini’s 350-year-old elephant statue has been vandalised

A view of the damaged Elephant and Obelisk statue (AP)

The Elephant and Obelisk statue is situated near the Pantheon in Rome

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Cardinal George Pell (AP)

Australian police questioned the cardinal over allegations dating back to the 1970s

A three-year-old enjoys a Happy Meal at a McDonald's in San Francisco (AP)

I understand the cardinals’ anxieties – but Rome needs an alternative to the overpriced cafés

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Pope Francis played table football when he visited the children's home  (ABACAPRESS.COM)

The visit to Rome’s SOS Children’s Village came as part of the Pope’s commitment to the Year of Mercy

Pilgrims hold a banner of St Ludovico Pavoni before the canonisation Mass (CNS)

Francis celebrated a canonisation Mass in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

A Palestinian Christian bride enters the Church of Nativity, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, during her wedding celebration in the West Bank town of Bethlehem Saturday Dec. 9, 2006. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Annulment chaos in the Holy Land

Many Arab Christians wanting to divorce resort to converting to another religion

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury at the service in Rome (AP)

The Pope and Archbishop Justin Welby signed the declaration at a Vespers service in Rome