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Pope Francis with Mgr Nunzio Galantino earlier this year (PA)

Bishop Galantino said that couples living in irregular marital situations face de facto discrimination

Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera as the new Archbishop of Valencia, Spain. (PA)

His replacement at the Congregation for Divine Worship is yet to be announced

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community gather for food at the Nowruz camp, in Derike, Syria (AP Photo)

The Kurdistan regional government has appealed to Australia for support

American-born Bishop Hlib Lonchyna (CNS)

Bishop Hlib Lonchyna endorses ‘heartfelt appeal’ by Ukrainian Greek Catholic Primate

Javier Zanetti presenting Pope Francis with an Inter Milan shirt last year (CNS)

Inter-religious Match for Peace expected to feautre Roberto Baggio, Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi

Bishop Peter Libasci addresses mourners at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic church during a special Mass for  James Foley (PA)

‘I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray,’ wrote murdered American journalist to his family

St Monica's Feast Day is celebrated on August 27

The saint who prayed for St Augustine

St Monica is reputed for her constant prayers for her son Augustine

Archbishop Paul Coakley, right, concelebrates Mass in Rome in 2012 (CNS)

Satanic group had planned to use the sacred Host in ‘black Mass’ in Oklahoma City

Obama speaks about the death of James Foley (PA)

American forces have conducted 14 new strikes since Tuesday

American journalist James Foley, who appears to have been killed by Islamic State terrorists Below: Fr Paul Gousse leaves the Foley family home in Rochester, Boston (PA)

Islamic State have released a video appearing to show murder of James Wright Foley