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US Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky greets fans at Dulles International Airport  (CNS)

Katie Ledecky, who prays before races, won four gold medals and one silver at the Games

A protester opposed to abortion demonstrates outside a Marie Stopes clinic (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Inspections at abortion clinics in England have prompted serious concerns about patient welfare

People carry a victim's coffin as they attend funeral services for victims of the suicide bombing in Gaziantep (AP)

A suicide bomber killed 51 people at a Kurdish wedding party on Saturday

Fr Laurence Soper (EPA/Metropolitan Police)

Fr Laurence Soper was arrested on Sunday after returning to the UK from Kosovo

Villagers walk toward Goma, Congo, to flee regional fighting  (CNS photo/Dai Kurokawa, EPA)

Pope Francis and the UN have called for action after at least 36 Christians are hacked to death

US track and field athlete Joe Kovacs competes in shot put during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (CNS photo/Dominic Ebenbichler, Reuters)

Joe Kovacs, a member of the Knights of Columbus, was trained in the sport by his mother

Bishop Kevin Farrell (AP Photo/LM Otero, Files)

Bishop Kevin Farrell, head of the new office for marriage and family life, say the subjects are key for the future of society

Italian chef Massimo Bottura poses for a photo at his gourmet soup kitchen ReffetoRio Gastromotiva in Rio de Janeiro (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Massimo Bottura, one of the world’s top chefs, said: ‘We want to rebuild the dignity of people’

People gather in front of Milan's Duomo cathedral during a gay rights demonstration prior to a vote to change laws on same-sex unions (AP)

Leader of Muslim group says there is ‘no reason’ for polygamy not to be permitted now that same-sex unions have been legalised

Toby Kebbell and Pilou Asbaek star in a scene from the movie "Ben Hur." (CNS photo/Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc)

The Catholic couple behind the film say they hope it delivers a ‘message of reconciliation’