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Pope Francis waves before reciting the Regina Coeli prayer yesterday (AP)

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Pope Francis greets a group of Syrian refugees upon landing at Rome's Ciampino airport (CNS)

Pope also tells reporters that Amoris Laetitia has changed situation for remarried Catholics

Bishop Mark Davies (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Davies will say in a pastoral letter that the Church’s task is not only to point the way but to accompany each soul

Pope Francis with Benedict XVI (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The Pope requested prayers for his predecessor

Bernie Sanders arrives on a hotel terrace near the Vatican (PA)

The Presidential candidate said the Pope was ‘one of the extraordinary figures of modern world history’

Pope Francis meets refugees at the Moria camp in Lesbos (AP)

Six of the 12 are children and all are Muslim

Pope Francis meets migrants at the Moria refugee camp (AP)

Many refugees fell to their knees and wept as Francis approached them

Confessions are said to have increased across England and Wales (CNS photo/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier)

Cardinal Nichols noted that there had been a significant increase in Catholics receiving the sacrament in the last six months

EU and British flags fly above the EU Commission offices in Westminster (PA)

The Bishops of England and Wales said that Britons should vote based on ‘the dignity of all people’

An unidentified mother of a child that was abducted by Nigerian extremists reacts during a event in the memory of the girls and forming part of the 'Bring Back Our Girls' campaign at the presidential residence in Abuja, Nigeria, last year (AP)

Protestors chanted and prayed on the streets of the capital city Abuja yesterday