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Residents displaced due to the recent fighting between government and rebel forces in Malakal, South Sudan (CNS)

According to the United Nations, fighting in South Sudan has ‘worsened considerably’ in recent weeks

Pilgrims gather for Archbishop Oscar Romero's beatification Mass (CNS)

Note from the Pope is read out at beatification service on Saturday

The wreckage of the derailed Amtrak train (CNS)

At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured when a train derailed in the Port Richmond area of the city

Sister Diana Momeka (CNS)

Sister Diana Momeka told a congressional hearing that Iraqis who have fled Islamists ‘want nothing more than to go home’

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass for the opening of the general assembly of Caritas Internationalis (CNS)

Pope Francis sent a video message to the opening session of the Caritas Internationalis general assembly

A congregation in the Catholic archdiocese of Baltimore (CNS)

The number of Catholics in America have fallen from 23.9 per cent in 2007 to 20.8 per cent in 2014, according to Pew Research Centre

Sister Helen Prejean (CNS)

Sister Helen Prejean has met with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev five times since March

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Cuban President Raul Castro  (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Cuba from September 19 to 22, according to the country’s bishops’ conference

A pilgrim form Ecuador holds her country's flag on Copacabana beach,  Rio de Janeiro, at the World Youth Day opening Mass in 2013 (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay in July

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, greets a young displaced Iraqi in Erbil (CNS photo/John E. Kozar, CNEWA)

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri also praised the ‘heroic’ service of priests