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Christians demonstrate in the Kurdish city of Irbil, Iraq (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Barbarin celebrated Mass in the Assyrian town of Ankawa

Spiderman star Andrew Garfield will play the lead role in Silence (CNS)

Andrew Garfield and Liam Neeson to star in Silence

Argentine Catholics carry images of St Cajetan, patron of the unemployed and job seekers (CNS)

St Cajetan (August 7) received a doctorate in civil and canon law by the age of 24

Sister Muna Totah, a member of the Sisters of St  Joseph of the Apparition, treats a young patient at St Joseph Hospital (CNS)

Israeli missile strike hit the house of Christian family in Gaza on Sunday

On Monday Pope Francis made his way back to Caserta, in southern Italy, less than 48 hours after his first trip there, to meet with his friend Pastor Giovanni Traettino and speak to a group of Pentecostals at a partially built church

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pontiff makes comments in interview with Argentinian newspaper

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis in June (AP)

Archbishop of Canterbury writes to Pope Francis and other church leaders

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope speaks of children ‘deprived of hope’ in unscripted remarks to faithful

Photo: Vatican Radio

The Holy Father surprises staff by turning up for lunch

The tomb of St Peter Julian Eymard. His body remains incorrupt

St Peter Julian Eymard (August 2) entered the novitiate of Oblates of Mary Immaculate, despite his father’s opposition