Pope Francis makes a private visit to a community of cloistered Poor Clare nuns Jan. 11. The Vatican press office said he visited the monastery of Santa Maria di Vallegloria in Spello, about 100 miles north of Rome, to encourage the sisters and to share prayer, the Eucharist and a meal with them. Also pictured is Bishop Gualtiero Sigismondi of Foligno, Italy. (CNS photo/Holy See Press Office).