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Pope Francis delivers his blessing during his weekly general audience in the Paul VI audience hall (PA)

Pope says it gave him ‘consolation and hope’ to see so many large families during papal visit to South Asia

Ronan Keating (PA)

Pop star reveals his accident in new interview

Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, ex Presidente della Banca Vaticana dal 2009 al 2012 (AP)

What Cardinal Pell needs to know

The ousted chairman of the Vatican bank tells his side of the story for the first time

Police officers outside the officers where the attack happened (AP)

Vatican condemns Charlie Hebdo massacre

Church condemns ‘abominable’ attack on people and freedom of the press

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass on the feast of the Epiphany in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican (CNS)

Pope delivers homily during Mass to mark the feast of the Epiphany

Cardinal-designate Edoardo Menichelli Below: and Cardinal-designate John Dew, right, with Archbishop Timothy Costelloe of Perth (CNS)

Francis refused to accept the cardinal-designate’s letter of resignation in October

The synod fathers attending a session of the family synod (AP)

Reflections ‘will aid the process of true spiritual discernment that the Holy Father has asked the Church to engage in’

Pope Francis appealed to officials to take care of their spiritual life (CNS)

In his annual end of year address to Vatican officials, Francis says he prays daily to the English martyr

'Scapegoats are set apart as such to make society feel better about itself' (CNS)

It’s just as bad in the Church of England, and worse in society at large

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope addressed employees of the Italian Catholic bishops’ television station, TV 2000