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Pope Francis kisses a baby as he arrives for an audience with Roma, Sinti and others groups of travellers at the Vatican (AP)

The Pope addressed 7,000 travellers to mark the 50th anniversary of Blessed Paul VI’s meeting with Roma people

Pope Francis prays at the Synod (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Podcast: How will the synod end?

Madeleine Teahan and Fr Mark Drew discuss the final week of the Family Synod

Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Oswald Gracias said that the synod was not about ‘making doctrine’

Pope Francis talks to Bishop Fabio Fabene and Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri outside the Vatican synod hall (AP)

Francis announces new dicastery at session of the family synod

A woman helps her son to kiss a sculpture of St John Paul II in Oviedo, Spain (CNS)

The Catholic Herald’s leading article published on April 8, 2005, shortly after the death of St John Paul II

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz,  the rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'A' (CNS)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘A’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'B' (AP)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘B’

Archbishop Mark Coleridge, rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'C' (CNS)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘C’

Archbishop Charles Chaput, rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'D' (AP)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘D’

Pope Francis said when he was four he used to go food shopping with his mother (Photo: AP)

The Vatican described the report on an Italian website as ‘seriously irresponsible’