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The Pope has discussed China’s role on the world stage during an interview with Asia Times at the Vatican

Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, looks on as Pope Francis holds up his prepared talk and begins to speak off the cuff during an audience with religious at the Vatican (CNS)

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life

Pope Francis meets actor Leonardo Di Caprio during a private audience at the Vatican  (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

The Pope has reportedly agreed to appear as himself in family movie, Beyond the Sun

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square on the weekend (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke to the faithful in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

Pope Pius XII, pictured in 1943, preparing to give a radio address (CNS)

Mark Riebling’s Church of Spies is an exciting Vatican thriller that doesn’t quite add up

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on Tuesday (Photo: AP)

Iranian leaders may fawn over Pope Francis in public, but privately they see the Holy See as a useful tool for achieving their global ambitions

Pope Francis shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Vatican (AP)

Pope Francis met with President Hassan Rouhani at the Vatican

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis’s message for Lent 2016 has been published by the Vatican

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at a news conference in Tehran (AP)

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Pope Francis is known to surprise people with phone calls (CNS)

Pietro Maso killed his parents 25 years ago in a case that shocked Italy