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Pope Francis (CNS)

SSPX priests will also be allowed to absolve sins during Jubilee of Mercy, the Pope has said in a letter to Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Pope Francis (PA)

The Pope has written to Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Pope Francis speaks to Valerie Herrera, the teenager who later sang for him

A teenager sang for the the Pope after describing how she had been the victim of bullying

Benedict XVI (CNS)

Benedict XVI focused his homily on the importance of finding ‘truth, love and goodness’ in God

Syrian refugee children scream as they sit in front of Macedonian riot police at the Greek-Macedonian border (CNS)

Francis said he hopes the beatification of martyred Syriac Bishop Flavien-Michel Malke will give the persecuted faithful ‘courage and hope’

The bishop was beatified on Saturday

Bishop Melki was beheaded a century ago for refusing to convert

An armed police officer climbs stairs at the hotel where 17 people died in Sevare, Mali, on August 11 (CNS)

Catholic Relief Services worker calls for united effort to combat extremism in the north African country

Bring Back Our Girls campaigners in Abuja raise candles during a gathering on August 27 to mark the 500th day that more than 200 girls of the Government Secondary School were abducted by Boko Haram  (CNS)

Cardinal Onaiyekan said he hoped the 500 day event would be a ‘symbolic catalyst’ for stirring the Nigerian community

Guatemalan demonstrators call for resignation of their president (CNS)

President Otto Perez Molina insists he will remain in office

Bishop Nicholas Holtam, Church of England bishop for the environment

CoE Bishop Nicholas Holtam urges fellow Christians to get behind the pope’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation