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Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin (AP Photo/Stefano Rellandini, Pool)

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Migrants wait to disembark from a tug boat in the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo. CNS photo/Antonio Parrinello, Reuters

The Holy Father is praying that migrants and refugees are warmly welcomed and respected

The statue has been moved from Saint Louis University to a nearby museum. JAMES A. FINLEY/AP/Press Association Images

Students have said that the sculpture sends a message of Christian supremacy

Muslim and Christian leaders attend Mass together. CNS photo/Paul Haring

Fr Jaques Mourad worked tirelessly for displaced refugees, regardless of their religion

Benedictine monks perform chants at the Monastery of St Benedict of Norcia, Italy. (CNS photo/Christopher McLallen courtesy Universal Music)

The Benedictine monks, based in Norcia, Italy have released an album of 33 sacred songs

Archbishop Eamon Martin has called for more inclusive language (CNS)

Church in Ireland appeals for new inclusive language

Pope Francis will visit the country on Saturday for 24 hours (CNS)

The Pope has released a video message ahead of his visit on Saturday

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples (CNS)

Cardinal Fernando Filoni told pontifical mission societies that they needed to hold on to their true mission

The faithful great Pope Benedict's 2009 visit to Cameroon. The future for the Church is African (PA)

New survey shows huge growth south of Sahara but decline in Europe

Archbishop Prowse: '"It will be a bit of a test of our national maturity [to see] if we can have a reasonable and respectful debate'

But Archbishop Christopher Prowse says the nature of society would change profoundly