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The first Solemn Mass of newly ordained Fr James Mawdsley (John Aron)

A human rights activist who spent over a year in a Burmese jail has been ordained to the priesthood

The new centre will be at the end of Camino de Santiago (The Way of St James)  (AP)

One of the world’s most popular pilgrimage sites is planning a new centre for Anglicans

Protestors stand outside the Supreme Court in London after judges ruled against the Scottish government's Named Person scheme (PA)

The Scottish government’s scheme ins to appoint a Named Person responsible for the welfare of each child

A thanksgiving Mass at a Syro-Malabar church India for the canonizations of Sts Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia Eluvathingal (CNS)

The number of Syro-Malabar Catholics in England, Scotland and Wales has risen to nearly 40,000

Pope Francis enters the gate to Auschwitz (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Pontiff sits on a bench in silent prayer during trip to Nazi death camp

A migrant rests in a bus trunk waiting to leave Serbia for Croatia  (AP)

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Pope Francis greets faithful as he drives among hundreds of thousands gathered in front of the Jasna Gora monastery  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Francis marks the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s baptism with half a million pilgrims

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass at the Jasna Gora shrine in Czestochowa, Poland (Photo: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)

The Mass marked the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s baptism

Pope Francis prays during a meeting with bishops in Krakow Cathedral (Photo: AP)

Francis visited and prayed for 89-year-old Cardinal Macharski

Flowers at a makeshift memorial to Fr Hamel in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy (AP)

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