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People carry the  coffin of one of the victims of the mining disaster in Soma, Turkey (PA)

Pope was speaking during General Audience in St Peter’s Square

Cardinal Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

Cardinal Müller criticises Leadership Conference of Women Religious for honouring criticised Catholic theologian

(Christian Adams)

The Vatican has reminded pilgrims that Sunday’s ceremony is completely free

Pope Francis (PA)

Statement from Rome says ‘consequences relating to the teaching of the Church’ should not be inferred from private conversation with Argentine woman

John Paul II prays during a Mass in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in 2003 Below: John XXIII pictured in the Vatican Gardens (CNS)

A pair of saints to be proud of

John XXIII was very much a man of the people, while John Paul II lived the Gospel without compromise

The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Sociologist and professor Margaret Archer named president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

The Catholic Herald's cartoon inspired by ICN's Vatican hawk hoax (Christian Adams) Below: How The Guardian reported the story

Pulitzer Prize-winning Guardian among outlets to reproduce April Fool’s report

Pope Francis delivering his unscripted homily on Sunday (PA) Below Video via RomeReports.com

Pontiff delivers unscripted speech to crowds in St Peter’s Square

Faithful take pictures with Pope Francis at the end of the Palm Sunday Mass Below: Francis sips tea passed to him from the crowd (PA) Video via RomeReports

Pope asks faithful to look into their hearts to see how they are living their lives

Pope Francis with Cardinal Nichols, Theresa May and police chiefs Below: Francis arrives at the conference and Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe signs the trafficking declaration while Cardinal Nichols watches on (Flickr/Mazur)

Francis addresses Combating Human Trafficking Conference in the Vatican