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A flag bearing the name of Krakow at the last World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Just 16 months to go to celebration as Vatican delegation approves programme

The completed stone tomb of Richard III in Leicester Cathedral following his reinterment (Joe Giddens/PA Wire)

More than 20,000 people have visited the king’s coffin

A group photograph of the homeless during their visit to the Sistine Chapel  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, pool)

Holy Father asked the group to pray for him: ‘I’m in need of prayers by people like you’

Cardinal Nichols with Pope Francis at a meeting at the Vatican on human trafficking
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop of Westminster says new law will increase support and protection for victims

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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The Pope and president at a previous meeting last year (PA)

It will be the first time that Pope Francis has ever visited the United States

Pope Francis greets Michael Haines (PA)

Mike Haines met Pope Francis at his general audience this week

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

In new interview doctrinal chief Cardinal Müller criticises comments by German bishops’ leader Cardinal Marx

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (Photo: CNS)

Asia Bibi was sentenced to death in Pakistan five years ago for allegedly insulting Mohammed

Cardinal Gerhard Müller:  'The president of an episcopal conference is nothing more than a technical moderator' (CNS)

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