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The pope who published riddles in secret

Pope Leo XIII crafted Latin riddles for Roman magazine (CNS)

Leo XIII created lengthy riddles, known as “charades,” which were published anonymously in a Rome newspaper

Thousands of children traumatised amid Central African Republic violence

Women and children stand near their destroyed house in a village in Central African Republic (CNS)

9,000 people who have found refuge at a seminary in the capital, Bangui

Pope calls for prayers as militants chase all Christians out of Mosul

An Iraqi Christian woman fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul sits inside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif (CNS) Below: Our cartoon b y Christian Adams

Islamic State group threaten to kill any Christians who did not convert to Islam or pay a tax

Iraq’s Yezidi minority is suffering even more than we are, says bishop

A Yezidi man walks along a road northwest of Baghdad (AP)

Bishop says members of monotheistic group older than Judaism are treated little better ‘than a mouse’

Pope to visit Caserta twice: once for Mass, then to meet Pentecostals

Pope Francis will have a private meeting with Giovanni Traettino, the Pentecostal pastor (CNS)

The Pope will travel to Caserta on July 26 and return on July 28