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Pamphlets and prayer cards to Sister Blandina Segale at the Catholic Center in Albuquerque (AP)

Sr Blandina Segale, a Sister of Charity, founded schools and worked with the poor

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Ahmad el-Tayeb, grand imam of Egypt's al-Azhar mosque and university, during a private meeting in May (CNS/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Acting on Pope Francis’s wishes, a Vatican official is in Cairo to visit al-Azhar University

Pope Francis holds a candle as he celebrates a Mass with religious in St Peter's Basilica in February (CNS)

Pope Francis met Cardinal Sarah to indicate that no liturgical directives will begin in Advent, according to Vatican spokesman

Pope Francis shakes hands with Greg Burke at the Vatican (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool photo via AP)

Spanish journalist Paloma Garcia Ovejero will work alongside Burke as vice director of the Vatican’s press office

Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy (CNS)

A reorganisation of the oversight of the Vatican’s financial affairs was announced on Saturday

Italian journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi embrace after leaving the final session of the so-called Vatileaks trial (Photo: CNS)

But Vatican judges acquitted an aide and said they did not have jurisdiction to try Italian journalists

Chicago Archbishop Blase J Cupich  (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

Archbishop will have significant influence over future episcopal appointments in the United States

Pope Francis blesses a woman during an audience with people living in difficult situations from Lyon, France (CNS)

Addressing a crowd of homeless and impoverished pilgrims from France, the Pope instructed believers to pray for those who lack compassion

Pope Francis prays for the bereaved parents of Beau Solomon (PA)

Francis expressed ‘feelings of deepest sympathy and compassion’ to Beau Solomon’s parents

A fishing boat at sea (PA)

The Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travellers released a message for Sea Sunday