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Pilgrims gather for Archbishop Oscar Romero's beatification Mass (CNS)

Note from the Pope is read out at beatification service on Saturday

Francis celebrates Mass on Pentecost Sunday in St Peter's Basilica (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

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Clergy attend the beatification of  Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)

Vatican cardinal says ‘the memory of Romero continues to live in the poor and the marginalised’

A child peers out near a cross on a gate of the Wangfujing Catholic Church in Beijing (AP/Ng Han Guan)

Pope says faithful should ask Mary to help Catholics in China

A large canvas depicting Archbishop Oscar Romero hangs on the facade of the National Theater in San Salvador (Photo: CNS)

The Mass will be attended by several heads of state, including the presidents of Ecuador and Panama

An Assyrian woman prays at a church in Damascus at a Mass for Christians abducted by ISIS (Photo: CNS)

La Croix says kidnapping follows series of atrocities in newly captured town

Staff at the School of the Annunciation will help teach a distance-learning course at the Franciscan University of Steubenville

School of the Annunciation signs agreement with the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio

Bishop Philip Egan (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Egan makes remark at Mass welcoming the relics of Blesseds Louis and Zélie Martin

Fr Michael Perry will serve a six-year term as head of the Franciscans (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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The ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, now under Islamic State control (Photo: CNS)

Islamic State militants have been pushed back from villages dotting the Khabur River