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The US president said it was a ‘very great honour’ to meet the Pope

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The shrine is designed to recall a particular Marian devotion held by the people of Shrewsbury before the Reformation

Bishop Philip Egan said the document includes ‘quite a bit of cut and paste’ from materials produced by Stonewall and LGBT Youth Scotland

The Pope said he was ‘deeply saddened’ by the loss of life and invoked God’s blessing upon the nation

He says: ‘May God grant strength and enduring faith to all who are bereaved, injured and traumatised’

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The US President began his two-day trip to the region with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Western Wall

President Michael D Higgins presented Pope Francis with a commissioned sculpture to signify a ‘call to action’ on climate change

The film’s producers made the announcement at Cannes Film Festival