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Former archbishop Jozef Wesolowski who died on August 27 (CNS)

Eight minutes of silence replace homily during funeral of the former Vatican diplomat who was awaiting trial on abuse charges

Bring Back Our Girls campaigners in Abuja raise candles during a gathering on August 27 to mark the 500th day that more than 200 girls of the Government Secondary School were abducted by Boko Haram  (CNS)

Cardinal Onaiyekan said he hoped the 500 day event would be a ‘symbolic catalyst’ for stirring the Nigerian community

Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski

Wesołowski was under house arrest while awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

Statue of Mary at Medjugorje

Medjugorje reportedly sees a decline in pilgrims after the Pope says a ruling on the apparitions is imminent

St Peter's Square  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Corrine Barber, from Scotland, has been given a prognosis of five to twelve months to live

Cardinal William J. Levada, the former archbishop of San Francisco (CNS)

Cardinal William Levada, who will appear in court in September, says he ‘regrets error of judgment’

Ukrainian servicemen march with flags during the celebration of the  24th anniversary of Ukraine's independence from the Soviet Union in Kiev (CNS)

Francis urged a ‘response to the humanitarian emergency in the country’ during his address to crowds in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

patrum

Patrum is a social network for art that gives incredible access to the Vatican’s collection

Pope Francis at prayer (CNS)

The Holy Father prayed for catechists at the tomb of St Pius in St Peter’s Basilica

Hackers claim to have leaked a massive database of users from Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses   (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

The Proofreader blog has suggested supposed Vatican email addresses were in fact based in Canada and Virginia