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Pope Francis canonises four new saints in St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Booklets showing Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas, one of four 19th-century nuns canonised on May 17 (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Pope Francis to canonise first modern saints to hail from the territory that made up historic Palestine

Bishop Mark O'Toole of Plymouth prays over the relics (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Thousands of Catholics across southern England expected to venerate relics during week-long tour

Ben Gummer arrives in Downing Street for a meeting with David Cameron (Photo: PA)

Catholic MP Ben Gummer said in 2008 that he was ‘personally and principally against abortion’

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines (CNS)

The cardinal said he wanted to strengthen the Church of the poor

A Harlem Globetrotter gives the Pope a lesson in ball-spinning in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Coaches must be models of integrity for youngsters at a ‘delicate stage’ in their life, says Pope Francis

Archbishop Edmundo Valenzuela of Asunción (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

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Syrians in Aleppo clear the streets after shelling (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Audo says that almost everyone would leave Aleppo if they could

The wreckage of the derailed Amtrak train (CNS)

At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured when a train derailed in the Port Richmond area of the city

The US House of Representatives voted in favour of a 20-week restriction (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Obama has previously vowed to veto the bill if it passes the Senate