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Francis's message is broadcast during the opening ceremony of Expo 2015 (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Francis delivers live video message at opening of Expo 15 in Milan

A protestor faces police in Baltimore (PA)

Catholics join clean-up effort following riots in Baltimore

Iraqi Christian refugee girl holds souvenir of Holy Family as boy looks on at a Lebanese church (CNS)

Cardinal Bechara Rai tells UNESCO that Christians are ‘irreplaceable peacemakers’ and, without them, ‘Islam will fall into the hands of fundamentalists’

Supporters of traditional marriage hold signs near Capitol Hill (CNS)

The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments over whether states that bar same-sex marriage must recognise such unions

A woman mourns the death of her granddaughter in the earthquake in Nepal (CNS)

Shelter, water and sanitation top priorities as aid agencies try to help survivors of Saturday’s earthquake

A riot policeman escorts an injured protester who was hit during clashes in Bujumbura, Burundi (CNS)

President Pierre Nkurunziza says anyone opposed to his third term is ‘opposing the will of God’

Bishop John Wester will lead the Archdiocese of Santa Fe (CNS)

Bishop John Wester replaces Archbishop Michael Sheehan, who has been head of the archdiocese since 1993

More than 43,000 people perished at Dachau (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

‘It’s as if history itself has been erased,’ says Polish bishops’ spokesman

The website of the The Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference

Church condemns ‘evil and barbaric’ murder of 86-year-old from Austria

Fr Rossi was a professor of spirituality at the Pontifical Gregorian University where

The body of Fr Lanfranco Rossi was found near a retreat centre in Zagarolo, 21 miles south of Italy’s capital