Pope Francis blesses Mariam Yahya Ibrahim of Sudan and her baby during a private meeting at the Vatican today. photograph: Osservatore Romano/Reuters

Pope Francis this morning had a private meeting with Sudanese Christian woman, Meriam Ibrahim and her family, in the Domus Santa Marta in the Vatican.(...)

Sudanese woman Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, has been re-arrested just a day after being released from prison. Photograph:   EPA/STR.

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity has been re-arrested just a day after being released (...)

A Sudanese court has ordered the release of a 27-year-old Mariam Yahya Ibrahim who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, the state news agency said. Photograph: EPA/STR.

A Sudanese court has ordered the release of a 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, the(...)

Amnesty International has described the pregnant Sudanese woman’s death sentence as ‘abhorrent’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A Sudanese court has sentenced a 27-year-old pregnant woman to death for converting to Christianity . Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, who is eight months pregn(...)