Pope Francis leads prayers in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Tony Gentile

Remarks attributed to Pope Francis inaccurate, says Vatican spokesman

The ‘Costa Concordia’ being prepared to be towed off the coast near the port of Giglio in Italy yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Alessandro di Meo

Ship to be towed off to Genoa to be dismantled

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia  on its side next to Giglio Island. File Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

US-owned cruise liner ran aground off Giglio with loss of 32 lives

An Italian police (Carabinieri car). The case of  Stefano Di Francesco, who was arrested and charged with the murder of his 32-year-old son, Piero, in Italy this week, shows that sometimes good old fashioned detective work pays off.

Paddy Agnew reports on how old school police work solved mystery of man’s death

Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, the new president of the Institute for Religious Works, or Vatican Bank, during a press conference in Rome yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Angelo Carconi

Irishman who promoted Pope's Twitter account among new top Vatican media team

Institute of Religious Works president Ernst von Freyburg (above) is to be replaced by Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, who already works with with the Vatican’s Council for the Economy. Photograph: EPA/Alessandro di Meo

Pope about to replace IOR board and executives

The bloodstained undershirt worn by Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria at the time of  his assassination on June 28th, 1914, in Sarajevo,  on display at the museum of military history in Vienna. Photograph:  Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Ten days after assassination of Ferdinand, belligerent attitude of Austro-Hungarian government underlined

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi at a press conference in the Vatican yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino

‘I ask for the grace to weep,’ he tells Irish, British and German abuse survivors

Pope Francis waves to thousands of pilgrims gathered below in St Peter’s Square as he delivers the Sunday Angelus from the window of his study in the Vatican City, on Sunday. Photograph: EPA/CLAUDIO PERI

Pope Francis has dinner with six from Ireland, Britain and Germany

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