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Coptic Pope Tawadros II at St Mark's Cathedral, in Cairo, Egyp (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Church says homes were ransacked and torched after rumours of an affair between a Muslim and a Christian

Cardinal Müller with the Pope: 'Key statements, even if they are not proclaimed ex cathedra are, for us Catholics, still essential' (AP)

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Pope Francis  in St Peter's Square (CNS)

At the end of his weekly general audience, the Pope referred to a string of attacks to hit ‘beloved Syria’

Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols

The two leaders have previously spoken of their ‘implicit trust in each other’

Holy Spirit Missionary Sister Veronika Terezia Rackova (worldssps.org)

Holy Spirit Missionary Sister Veronika Theresia Rackova died after being shot while driving an ambulance

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, poses  outside the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool (CNS photo/Simon Caldwell)

Cardinal Bo said the Catholic Church was ‘at the forefront’ of supporting the people of Burma

Displaced Sri Lankan flood victims eat their meals at a shelter in Colombo (CNS)

The criticism was made at the the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey

Chinese Catholics carry a statue of Our Lady of Sheshan in procession in May 2009 (CNS/UCAN)

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Francesca Chaouqui pictured at the Vatican earlier this year (AP)

According to a police officer, Francesca Chaouqui told investigators she sent Vatican papers to Gianluigi Nuzzi

Father Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly (CNS)

Fr Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly spent more than two decades in prison and 15 years under house arrest