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Fire damage at the Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in  Tabgha (CNS)

Rabbi Gopstein, who heads the Jewish anti-assimilation movement Lehava, said in early August that ‘churches and mosques could be burned’

The lectern that President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address (CNS)

During the papal visit to the US, Francis will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families

The Sistine Chapel Choir will record the hymn (CNS)

Paul Inwood was among 90 composers to submit a composition to the Vatican

Assyrians citizens hold placards during a sit-in for abducted Christians in Syria and Iraq, at a church in Lebanon (PA)

The Syrian Observatory on Human Rights has reported a group of elderly Christians kidnapped by Islamists in February have been freed

An Assyrian woman prays for abducted Christians at a church in Damascus (CNS)

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Members of the Boy Scouts of America at a ceremony (PA)

Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck has written to parishes, schools and other institutions

Cardinal Dolan (CNS)

The pilgrims from the US arrived for the eight-day visit to the Marian shrine in County Mayo on Sunday

Pope Francis poses for a selfie in the Paul VI hall in the Vatican last week (CNS)

The Holy Father discussed his encyclical on the environment during the interview with an Argentine radio station

Bishop Oscar Cantu delivers the homily during a special Mass for peace in the Urakami Cathedral in Nagasaki (CNS)

Bishop Oscar Cantu visited Japan for the 70th anniversary of the devastating bombings

Bishop Nunzio Galantino, secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference, attends a prayer service in Fuheis, Jordan (CNS)

Pope Francis sent a papal envoy to a prayer service with Iraqi Christian refugees in Jordan