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Archbishop Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

The family of four has been housed despite protests from the state governor

Pope Francis lays a white rose before the 17th-century 'Doors of Mercy' icon (AP)

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Bishop Seamus said at the heart of the priesthood is sacrifice (©Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Seamus Cunningham of Hexham and Newcastle proposed the motion on behalf of the Council of Priests in his diocese

A light show illuminates the facade and dome of St Peter's Basilica  on Tuesday (CNS)

Projections of animals and nature were projected onto St Peter’s Basilica on Tuesday night

A homeless man in London (PA)

The money has been awarded to Caritas Anchor House by the The Big Lottery Fund

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (CNS)

The COP21 conference, currently underway in Paris, will conclude on Friday

Pope Francis is flanked by Rome Commissioner Francesco Tronca as he looks up at a statue of the Virgin Mary before praying in front of it on Tuesday (AP)

The Pope led prayers in the Piazza di Spagna on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

A man wades through floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle, after heavy rain from Storm Desmond tore through Britain (AP)

The Bishop of Lancaster said he extended his ‘prayerful sympathies’ to all those affect by the flooding

Pope Francis pushes open the Holy Door of St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Benedict XVI was in attendance when Francis opened the Holy Door in St Peter’s Basilica

Pope Francis celebrating Mass ahead of the opening of the Holy Door of St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Pope Francis is opening the Holy Door in St Peter’s Basilica to mark the start of the Jubilee year