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Civilians escaping the Westgate mall in Nairobi (CNS)

Bishops herald work of those who helped “save the lives of our brothers and sisters in danger”

A Christian woman mourns next to the coffin of her brother who was killed in a suicide attack at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan (CNS)

More than 80 people die and 150 injured in suicide bombing at Protestant church in Peshawar

Benedict XVI (CNS)

Paedophillia is a ‘nastiness not specific to Catholicism,’ former pontiff writes in letter to Italian philosopher

Pope Francis covered topics including Curial reform and gay marriage in interview

Pope Francis gives exclusive interview to Jesuit priest

A narrow street in Stone Town, Zanzibar (AP)

Father Joseph Mwaganbwa hospitalised with burns to his face, chest, thighs and legs

A police officer at the scene of Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard (CNS)

Archbishop Timothy P Broglio says ‘respect for life must be restored to the fabric of America’

The chamber of the French National Assembly (PA)

French bishops have expressed concern about a new charter for secularism issued by the government

The future Pope pictured at a subway in Buenos Aires in 2008 (CNS)

Book claims Fr Bergoglio’s network sheltered dissidents at risk of being murdered by regime

Peter Jennings with Archbishop Vincent Nichols

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster says ‘Peter will be sorely missed’

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas with Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Communications/www.rcdow.org.uk)

Archbishop Nichols says Church ‘promotes a just peace for all in the Holy Land’