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Israeli border police walk past the wall being built between Palestinian and Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem  on Sunday (AP)

Francis says courage must be shown to end rising violence between Palestinians and Israelis

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington (CNS)

The US cardinal told America magazine the synod was not being manipulated

Pope Francis (AP)

Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic at the end of November

Anthony and Catherine Witczak and others leaving a synod session (CNS)

Several lay couples addressed the synod, highlighting various issues facing families around the world

A tapestry showing Louis and Zelie Martin, at the canonisation (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

First canonisation of a married couple takes place in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

Benedict XVI pictured in 2006 (CNS)

Bishop James Conley was given the pectoral cross by Benedict XVI in 2012

Pope Francis canonises Louis and Zélie Martin in St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP)

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Pope Francis at the meeting marking the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Synod of Bishops (AP)

Pontiff makes major address on 50th anniversary of the Synod of Bishops

Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago arrives for a session of the family synod (CNS)

‘If we are going to really accompany people, we have to first of all engage them,’ says Archbishop Cupich

An image of Christ  inside the Gift of Mercy, a shelter for homeless men in the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)

Guests greet Holy Father ‘with joke’ after he personally insisted on visit