Pope Francis pauses after delivering the Angelus address (AP)
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Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal for an end to war in the Holy Land, Iraq and Ukraine at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video).
The Pontiff condemned “corruption and illegality” during his visit to the mafia stronghold of Caserta on Saturday (full text, full video).
A bomb attack killed at least five people at the end of a Mass in Kano, northern Nigeria, on Sunday.
An upsurge of violence threatens the lives of 13,000 Filipinos in Libya, a priest has said.
John Allen says that Bishop Tony Palmer’s death “may change the arc of Pope Francis’s papacy on ecumenism” (video).
Fr Thomas Reese SJ examines the next battleground for the US bishops and the Obama administration.
And Rome Reports presents stamps of Pope Francis from around the world (video).
Follow me on Twitter @lukecoppen for updates throughout the day.
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