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Pope Francis and Cardinal Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

Pope Francis commissioned a study into the role of women deacons

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

The consistory on June 20 is scheduled to approve the canonisations of four men and one woman, including Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Pope Francis greets a girl after celebrating a Mass for the sick and disabled in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on June 12 (CNS)

Francis celebrated Mass for the Year of Mercy jubilee of the sick and persons with disabilities

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is one of the world's 'Big Four' international accountancy firms (AP)

Holy See says audit will now be conducted by the Vatican’s own Office of the Auditor General

Cardinal George Pell (CNS)

In April, Cardinal Pell’s office said he would be continuing as Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy for ‘the full five-year term’

A family prays together before a meal at their Chicago home (CNS)

The office will be responsible ‘for the promotion of the life and apostolate of the lay faithful and the pastoral care of the family’

Archbishop Anthony Apuron of Agana (CNS)

In a video filmed in St Peter’s Square, Archbishop Anthony Apuron said he was a ‘victim of horrible calumnies’

Pope Francis talks during a meditation on mercy at St Paul Outside the Walls Basilica, in Rome (AP)

Francis was speaking to the national directors of the pontifical mission societies at a meeting in Rome

Pope Francis speaks at a two-day summit of judges and magistrates at the Vatican (AP)

More than 100 officials and legal experts attended a summit sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

A beach in the Pacific island of Guam (AP)

The archdiocese of Agana has hired a law firm to look into allegations against Archbishop Anthony Apuron