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Pope Francis carries palm fronds in procession at the start of  Palm Sunday Mass (CNS)

An estimated 70,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Square for the Mass at the start of Holy Week

Bishop Campbell of Lancaster (Flickr/Mazur)

Bishop of Lancaster rebukes ACTA

Bishop Michael Campbell said that reform group lacks transparency and openness

Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in St Peter's Square (Andrew Medichini/AP/Press Association Images)

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A flag bearing the name of Krakow at the last World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Just 16 months to go to celebration as Vatican delegation approves programme

The completed stone tomb of Richard III in Leicester Cathedral following his reinterment (Joe Giddens/PA Wire)

More than 20,000 people have visited the king’s coffin

A group photograph of the homeless during their visit to the Sistine Chapel  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, pool)

Holy Father asked the group to pray for him: ‘I’m in need of prayers by people like you’

Cardinal Nichols with Pope Francis at a meeting at the Vatican on human trafficking
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop of Westminster says new law will increase support and protection for victims

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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The Pope and president meet in 2014 (PA)

It will be the first time that Pope Francis has ever visited the United States

Pope Francis greets Michael Haines (PA)

Mike Haines met Pope Francis at his general audience this week