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Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the stadium (AP)

‘The Beatitudes are the image of Christ and consequently of each Christian,’ the Pope said

Pope Francis, right, meets the President of the Lutheran World Federation Bishop Munib Younan during an ecumenical prayer in the Lund Luteran cathedral (L'Osservatore Romano/AP)

Pope Francis and Bishop Munib Yunan, president of the Lutheran World Federation, signed the Joint Declaration at the Lutheran Cathedral of Lund, Sweden

Pope Francis embraces Rev Martin Junge, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, as Lutheran Archbishop Ante Jackelen, Primate of the Church of Sweden, is seen in the background  (AP)

Pope Francis delivered the homily at the ecumenical prayer service in Sweden

Pope Francis speaks with Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf as they leave the King's House in Lund (AP)

Francis visited the King and Queen of Sweden ahead of prayer service to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Leeds Court (Wiki)

The diocese is subject to a civil claim following the imprisonment of a former principal and chaplain earlier this year

Donald Trump at a campaign rally, yesterday (AP)

Trump told Raymond Arroyo he had undergone a change of heart over abortion

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The judge said the high profile issue of ‘transgender equality’ had stopped council workers from taking action

Brentwood Cathedral is to be lit in red (Brentwood Diocese)

Brentwood is following the example of Westminster Cathedral and Westminster Abbey

Thousands of Muslims joins the morning prayers in front of Hagia Sophia (PA)

The appointment will fuel debate about Turkey’s Islamic identity