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Pope Francis celebrates a Mass at the St John Paul II Sanctuary (AP)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for priests and religious at the Sanctuary of St John Paul II in Kraków

The first Solemn Mass of newly ordained Fr James Mawdsley (John Aron)

A human rights activist who spent over a year in a Burmese jail has been ordained to the priesthood

The new centre will be at the end of Camino de Santiago (The Way of St James)  (AP)

One of the world’s most popular pilgrimage sites is planning a new centre for Anglicans

A thanksgiving Mass at a Syro-Malabar church India for the canonizations of Sts Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia Eluvathingal (CNS)

The number of Syro-Malabar Catholics in England, Scotland and Wales has risen to nearly 40,000

Gerard Noel with his wife, Adele, at a reception marking the publication of his 25th book in 2007

He was the only person ever to have edited the publication twice

Pope Francis talks to reporters during his flight to Poland (AP)

The Pope spoke to reporters on his flight to Poland for World Youth Day

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney (CNS)

Archbishop Fisher called for solidarity with other religions, and said the attackers targeted the Christian faith

Flowers, candles and messages are placed on the city hall entrance close to the home of Fr Jacques Hamel (AP)

French prosecutors have named Adel Kermiche, 19, as one of the two attackers who stormed a church and killed Fr Jacques Hamel

A congregation of Coptic Christians in Egypt (AP)

Pope Tawadros II said that since 2013 there have been 37 sectarian attacks on Christians in Egypt and urged lawmakers to preserve national unity

Cardinal Raymond Burke (PA)

The cardinal said the devil tries to sow doubt in Catholics’ minds about defending human life publicly