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Ivonne van de Kar, an anti-trafficking advocate (left) with Sister Monica Chikwe,  who works with trafficked Nigerian women (CNS)

Women religious provide great assistance to trafficking victims but rarely publicise their efforts

Pope Francis delivers his speech an audience with representatives of the popular movements at the Vatican (AP)

The Pope told charities to guard against corruption, greed and extravagance

Pope Francis celebrates  Mass for the Jubilee of inmates in St. Peter's Basilica (AP)

Francis urged the inmates to never give up hope in God’s mercy

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Cardinal Joseph Zen in St Peter's Square (AP)

Cardinal Zen said the Vatican’s plan would be a ‘surrender’

People protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela (AP)

The opposition alliance also tentatively welcomed the release of four jailed activists and agreed to delay a symbolic trial of President Maduro

An urn containing cremated remains (CNS)

Why I’ve chosen to be cremated

It is a great comfort to know my earthly remains will rest under a copy of the Holy Shroud

Cardinal George Pell (AP)

Australian police questioned the cardinal over allegations dating back to the 1970s

Relatives of Argentine dissapeared during the Dirty War hold photos of their loved ones in front of the Congress in Buenos Aires in 2003 (AP)

The decision to make the archives available was taken at the express direction of Pope Francis

Pope Francis and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro pictured during a 2013 meeting (CNS)

The Vatican is stepping up its diplomatic role in Venezuela’s national crisis