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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/

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

Archbishop Francis A Chullikatt, Vatican nuncio to the United Nations, celebrates a Mass for a peace in Syria at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York (CNS)

Archbishop Francis A Chullikatt urges a “cessation, not an escalation of violence” in war-torn country

Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's newly appointed secretary of state (CNS)

Archbishop Pietro Parolin says Pope Francis has created “diplomatic momentum”

Pope Francis greets the crowd after praying the Angelus (CNS)

Pope Francis has urged Catholics to say “no’ to violence

People embrace while standing next to the coffin of a victim of the train derailment in San Pedro  (CNS)

State government said theft of railway parts weakened the tracks and caused the derailment

Father Vincent R. Capodanno (CNS)

Archbishop Timothy P Broglio said that Father Vincent Capodanno, who died in Vietnam Sept. 4,1967, was one of the “great priest chaplains”