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Pope Francis called for prayer for the perecuted church  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Holy Father says we should treat suffering Christians abroad as members of our own family

Pope Francis poses with young people during his recent visit to Cagliari, Sardinia (CNS)

Francis calls for “a spirit of profound solidarity and compassion” in dealing with migrants around the world

Civilians escaping the Westgate mall in Nairobi (CNS)

Bishops herald work of those who helped “save the lives of our brothers and sisters in danger”

A Christian woman mourns next to the coffin of her brother who was killed in a suicide attack at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan (CNS)

More than 80 people die and 150 injured in suicide bombing at Protestant church in Peshawar

Benedict XVI (CNS)

Paedophillia is a ‘nastiness not specific to Catholicism,’ former pontiff writes in letter to Italian philosopher

Pope Francis, flanked by Cagliari Archbishop Arrigo Miglio, wears a coal miner's helmet he was given by a miner in Sardinia  (AP Photo/Str)

Holy father calls for solidarity with poor during trip to Sardinia

Sister Dorothy Stang was shot dead in 2005 (Photo: CNS)

Sister Dorothy Stang was shot dead after working in favour of land rights for the poor

Three men at mourned at a church in Damascus (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Melki says he fears that the situation of Syria will become like that in Iraq

'In all its phases and at every age, human life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science!' (Photo: CNS)

Every unborn child who is condemned to be aborted ‘has the face of the Lord’, says Francis

Pope Francis covered topics including Curial reform and gay marriage in interview

Pope Francis gives exclusive interview to Jesuit priest