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Pope Francis visits the traditional site of Jesus's baptism in Jordan in May 2014 (CNS)

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Pope Francis called for prayers (PA)

The Pope ‘conveys his closeness to all the Greek people’ in a note issued by the Holy See

The prayer room will continue (PA)

Local Muslims joined petition that would have deprived Catholics of their chapel

Ruth Kelly, former Labour minister (PA)

The former Labour minister will be pro-vice chancellor for research and enterprise

Pope Francis greets New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Washington DC, New, York and Philadelphia during September visit to the US

Fr Salvatore Mellone, left, at his ordination

Fr Salvatore Mellone, who was ordained two years early, died on Monday

Katy Perry (PA)

The US pop star is reportedly attempting to buy a hill-top convent Los Angeles

Syrian refugees in Jordan. Millions are displaced (CNS)

Maronite leader appeals to worldwide faithful for help

Pilgrims walk the Holy Mile to Walsingham on Saturday (Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

The Personal Ordinariate led a pilgrimage to Walsingham and were joined by Melkite Christians

Catholics pray outside the Texas state Capitol in Austin, Texas (CNS)

The Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Texas from enforcing new requirements on abortion clinics