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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh present Pope Francis with a hamper of gifts Below: The Queen with the Pope (CNS) and video via RomeReports

Queen Elizabeth presents Pope with whisky and venison

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's audience with the Pope will take place in the pontiff’s study  (PA)

Visit will be the fifth time the Queen has been received by a pope in Rome

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

The cardinal’s case is based on a doubtful interpretation of a tiny number of texts

Pope Francis meets with President Obama

Pope Francis welcomed President Obama to the Vatican for a private meeting during which they were expected to discuss issues of social justice

Irish abuse victim Marie Collins Below: Collins speaks in a video interview (CNS)

Marie Collins nominated by Pope Francis to sit on the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minor

A shelf of books in the Vatican library (CNS)

Documents that have up until now only been accessible to scholars to be digitised over the next four years

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis: In his own words

Selected quotes from the first year of Francis’s pontificate

Pope Francis (CNS)

The retreat will take place at Pauline Fathers’ retreat and conference centre in Ariccia

Pope Francis (CNS)

Vatican releases Pope’s Lenten schedule

Pope Francis’s calendar of liturgical services for March and April includes addition of a Lenten ‘penitential service’

Benedict XVI announcing his resignation at a meeting with cardinals on February 11, 2013 Below: The cardinals gather for the meeting, a video reflecting on the resignation and Benedict XVI at prayer (CNS, video via RomeReports)

A year ago Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in 600 years. Here is Archbishop Leo Cushley’s moving eyewitness account of that day