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Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy (CNS)

A reorganisation of the oversight of the Vatican’s financial affairs was announced on Saturday

Italian journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi embrace after leaving the final session of the so-called Vatileaks trial (Photo: CNS)

But Vatican judges acquitted an aide and said they did not have jurisdiction to try Italian journalists

Chicago Archbishop Blase J Cupich  (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

Archbishop will have significant influence over future episcopal appointments in the United States

Pope Francis blesses a woman during an audience with people living in difficult situations from Lyon, France (CNS)

Addressing a crowd of homeless and impoverished pilgrims from France, the Pope instructed believers to pray for those who lack compassion

Pope Francis prays for the bereaved parents of Beau Solomon (PA)

Francis expressed ‘feelings of deepest sympathy and compassion’ to Beau Solomon’s parents

A fishing boat at sea (PA)

The Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travellers released a message for Sea Sunday

Pilgrims pray around a statue of the Virgin Mary on Apparition Hill in Medjugorje (CNS)

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Vaitleaks defendants at the beginning of the trial in November: from left, Gianluigi Nuzzi, Emiliano Fittipaldi, Francesca Chaouqui and Monsignor Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda (PA)

The prosecutors have requested Francesca Chaouqui serve three years and nine months in prison

Pope Francis and Benedict XVI greet each other at the special Vatican ceremony (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

The Pope has given an interview to Argentine newspaper La Nacion

Pope Francis with the Metropolitan Methodios of Boston during a private audience at the Vatican (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

Pope Francis has addressed a delegation from the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople