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Pope Francis blesses a child  during the previous World Youth Day in Rio (AP)

World Youth Day 2016 is taking place in Krakow this week and the Pope is taking part in a number of events

A woman adjusts a candle among floral tributes near Munich's Olympia shopping centre where a shooting left nine people dead  (AP)

Francis asked the faithful in St Peter’s Square to pray that ‘the Lord might inspire in everyone intentions of goodness and fraternity’

Cardinal Burke (AP)

The cardinal said the best response was to fortify the Christian foundation of our societies

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Guardini at Rothenfels Castle, associated with the Catholic youth movement Quickborn (de.wikipedia.org)

The 20th-century German theologian has influenced both Benedict XVI and Pope Francis

A Polish group holds a banner at the conclusion of World Youth Day in Rio, in 2013 (AP)

Pope Francis has delivered a video message ahead of his trip to Poland next week

Syrian refugee child Ali from Aleppo, works at a clothing workshop in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey (AP)

The Community Sponsorship scheme allows groups, such as churches, to help integrate refugees into Britain

Police officers walk to the crime scene near the River Main, where a 17-year-old man from Afghanistan was shot  (AP)

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee injured four people on a train in the German city

Pax Christi members gather in Parliament Square

Religious groups gathered in Parliament Square last night to protest against the renewal of Britain’s nuclear arms programme

An engineering technician in the control room on board Vanguard-class submarine HMS Vigilant, one of the UK's four nuclear warhead-carrying submarines (PA)

Ahead of Parliament vote on Trident renewal, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales said deploying nuclear weapons ‘does not fit within the Just War tradition’