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Papal commission steps up work to educate Church about abuse

Giuseppe Chiolo, who is being treated at an oncology ward in a Florence hospital, wrote to the Pope with a request to meet him

The Pope called on Catholics in the African country to be ‘builders of peace’

The event came at the end of a week of festivities organised by Macedonia’s parliament

Pope Francis tells pilgrims not to put limits on the scope of Christ’s mercy

The Vatican has released the Pope’s schedule of events for the last three months of 2016

The Pontiff spoke at a special audience for people engaged in the works of mercy ahead of Mother Teresa’s canonisation

American pilgrims were amongst those delighted to celebrate Mother Teresa’s canonisation

The container holding the relics of St Teresa reflects her work and values, says priest

‘Let us carry her smile in our hearts,’ Pope Francis told the faithful in St Peter’s Square