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Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to Mexico since 2007, has been appointed the new ambassador to the United States (CNS)

Mgr Christophe Pierre replaces Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who submitted his resignation after reaching retirement age

The 'Vatileaks' trial in session ((L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

Nicola Maio said he was put under ‘psychological pressure’ while working on the commission set up to investigate Vatican finances

Ladi Emeruwa and Naeem Hayat from the cast of Hamlet (Globe)

The Globe’s production of Hamlet will be staged in the Palazzo della Cancelleria on Wednesday

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope tells Methodist leaders that there is a ‘growing closeness’ between the two churches

The book 'Half Monks, Half Soldiers' stands for sale at a bookstore in Lima, Peru,  (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Leaders of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae declared Luis Fernando Figari ‘persona non grata’ after the allegations

Pope Francis touches the face of 5-year-old Lizzy Myers, from Bellville, Ohio, at the end of his general audience in St. Peter's Square (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Francis met Lizzy Myers, who suffers from a genetic eye disorder, and her family in St Peter’s Square today

Migrants, most of them from Pakistan, protest against the EU- Turkey migration deal inside the entrance of Moria camp in the Greek island of Lesbos (AP)

The government have said Francis will visit the island from April 14-15

Chinese Catholics receive Communion in 2012 during Christmas Eve Mass in Beijing (CNS)

If Vatican diplomacy is contemplating a compromise with China it would be a huge defeat for religious liberty

Pope Francis (CNS)

The meeting between Francis and Bishop Bernard Fellay took place on Saturday

The Mossack Fonseca law firm, at the The Arango Orillac Building, in Panama City (AP)

The sheer volume of the Panama Papers will not only ensure that this saga will run and run, but it will also provide protection for many of those involved