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Cardinal Seán Brady (PA)

Marie Kane described the meeting with Pontiff as a “huge vindication”

Israeli President Shimon Peres, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople planting an olive tree in the Vatican Gardens (CNS)

Pope was speaking to coalition of funding agencies coordinated by Congregation for Eastern Churches

The theme of the synod will be the 'pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelisation' (PA)

Topics in working document include some of the most controversial areas of Church teaching on the family

Bonnie Engstrom claims that her son's life was saved when she prayed to Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

Case to be reviewed by Congregation for the Causes of the Saints ahead of possible beatification

Pope Francis talks to journalists on his way to Rome from the Holy Land (PA)

Pope tells reporters prayers at Israeli-built separation barrier were not planned

Retired Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski who died on Sunday (CNS)

Retired General Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at the age of 90

Pope Francis waves to journalists on board his flight to Rome (PA)

Pontiff tells press during in-flight media conference that ‘no miracle has been found yet’

Pope Francis with Israeli President Shimon Peres,  and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at Ben Gurion airport (PA)

Tears and cheers as Pope Francis arrives by helicopter in Tel Aviv

An unmanned US Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, in Afghanistan, last year (PA)

Drones ‘can never replace the human capacity for moral reasoning,’ says Archbishop Tomasi

Argentine football legend  Diego Maradona (PA)

Football legend says he would like to meet the Pontiff