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A woman and child are escorted to a van by detention facility guards inside the Artesia Family Residential Centre (PA)

Hundreds of immigrant mothers and children currently being held in detention centres must be released by October 23

Vice President Joe Biden introduces Barack Obama during the Easter prayer breakfast (Photo: CNS)

The US president looked ahead to papal visit in address to Christian leaders from across the country

A protester denounces  violence against journalists in Honduras (Photo: CNS)

Jesuit has refused police protection because most police are linked to organised crime

The religious leaders meet at the Ayatollah Marashi Najafi Library in Qom, Iran, in March (CNS/ Stephen M Colecchi)

Ongoing dialogue planned to discuss role of faith leaders in influencing issue of Iran’s nuclear programme

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres  (CNS)

Antonio Guterres says his agency and others working with migrants can do more

A statue of Our Lady of Fatima sits in front of the Supreme Court  (CNS)

The Supreme Court issued a three-sentence order on Friday

US bishops gather at the at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption in Baltimore (Photo: CNS)

Mother Mary Teresa Tallon, a New Yorker, taught for 33 years before founding her own order

President Obama speaks from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (CNS)

Obama pays tribute to Martin Luther King

Thousands gather at Lincoln Memorial to mark 50th anniversary of 1963 March on Washington

Protesters outside the Supreme Court building in Washington earlier this year (CNS)

DOMA ruled unconstitutional while initiative barring same-sex marriage in California sent to lower courts

Obama holds a pocket stole that belonged to Fr Emil Kapaun (Photo: CNS)

Obama calls Fr Emil Kapaun a ‘shepherd in combat boots’ who came from the greatest generation of Americans