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As it happened: Pope Francis meets US bishops

Pope Francis is meeting with the Bishops of the United States of America at St Matthew’s Cathedral, Washington

President Obama and Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis is meeting President Obama at the White House

The Pontiff looks out from the Hill of the Cross in Holguin (AP)

The Pope is arriving in the US at the start of his papal visit to the country

A Vatican flag (CNS)

The Vatican flag will be raised at UN headquarters in New York City on Friday

Two dissidents  are taken away by security officers after throwing leaflets as Pope Francis arrived for Mass in Revolution Square (AP)

Two dissidents claim they were prevented from attending the Pope’s vespers service at the Cathedral of Havana on Sunday

Pope Francis is escorted to a chair by Cuban president Raúl Castro at the airport in Havana (AP)

Pope hails improved relations between Cuba and United States as he begins 10-day visit

Rep Gosar criticised the Pope for his views on climate change

Arizona Republican says he cannot attend if Holy Father focuses on ‘flawed’ climate science

Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno signs a copy of his recently published book titled Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?' (Photo: CNS)

Brother Guy Consolmagno says he would baptise an alien but ‘only if they asked’

Auckland Castle will hold the exhibition (

The vestments created by Helena Wintour will be on display from October

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