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Pope Francis and Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz travel in one of the Volkswagen Golfs (AP)

The vehicles were used to transport the Pontiff during his visit to Poland in July

Cardinal Willem Eijk of Utrecht, Netherlands, is seen in Cornwall, Ontario (CNS photo/CNS photo/Francois Gloutnay, Presence)

Cardinal Willem Eijk addressed a meeting of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

People gather in Anaheim for a demonstration against the death penalty (CNS)

Bishops in California and New Mexico have urged voters to resist attempts to reinstate the death penalty

Pope Francis and Israeli President Shimon Peres pictured in Jerusalem  in 2014 (AP)

The Israeli Foreign Ministry had announced the Pope was expected to attend Friday’s funeral in Israel

Chaldean Patriarch Sako: 'Maintaining unity will guarantee the defeat of extremism and terrorism' (AP)

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A woman venerates a relic of St Padre Pio at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell (CNS)

The heart of the saint was taken to the Archdiocese of Boston, the first time the relic has left Italy

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos gives a peace pin to  Farc commander Rodrigo Londono (AP)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin was speaking hours before the government and Farc rebels signed a historic peace deal

The sister and a niece of Fr Jose Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz (AP)

State prosecutors have suggested the men were involved in questionable behaviour shortly before their deaths

Martin Scorsese (AP)

Silence, starring Liam Neeson, is based on Shusaku Endo’s novel about Portuguese missionaries travelling to 17th-century Japan

Arnold Palmer acknowledging the crowd on the 18th during the Champions Challenge at St Andrews, Fife, in 2015 (PA)

Archabbot Douglas Nowicki said prayers and blessed the golf legend shortly before he died