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Oksana Vydash holds her goddaughter Veronika Victoria Shalai during her baptism at St Mary's Assumption Ukrainian Catholic Church in St Louis (CNS)

The new figures have been revealed in the 2016 Vatican yearbook

A man dressed in Argentina's national colours outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Ukrainian women hold peace placards near a military base in Ukraine's Crimea region in 2014 (CNS)

The Vatican released a message from the Pontiff to the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church

The Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Paul Tighe at St Peter's Basilica
(Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Speaking at the end of Mass, Bishop Paul Tighe said he had been ‘called to service’ by his faith

Pope Francis with Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi during an in-flight press conference in 2014 (CNS)

Papal in-flight press conferences are counter-productive and unnecessary

Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi (AP)

The Jesuit priest has been general director of Vatican Radio since 2005

Pope Francis leaves after celebrating a Mass for the Holy Year of the Roman Curia in St. Peter's Basilica (AP)

Francis celebrated a Mass marking the Jubilee of the Roman Curia and Vatican offices

Pontifical North American College seminarians celebrate after winning the Clericus Cup in Rome in 2013 (CNS)

The Clericus Cup competition began on Saturday

St John Paul II pictured during a visit to Paris in 1980 (CNS)

The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II aired on BBC One on Monday night

Marie Collins, right, is a member of the Commission for the Protection of Minors (PA)

Marie Collins said the Curia has shown ‘great resistance’ to proposals made by the the Vatican’s Commission for the Protection of Minors