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Archbishop Edmundo Valenzuela of Asunción (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

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Syrians in Aleppo clear the streets after shelling (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Audo says that almost everyone would leave Aleppo if they could

The wreckage of the derailed Amtrak train (CNS)

At least six people were killed and more than 200 others were injured when a train derailed in the Port Richmond area of the city

The US House of Representatives voted in favour of a 20-week restriction (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Obama has previously vowed to veto the bill if it passes the Senate

Mgr Patrick McKinney, the new Bishop of Nottingham

New Bishop of Nottingham announced

Mgr Patrick McKinney will be ordained by Cardinal Vincent Nichols in July

Riot police detain a young man participating in street protests in Bujumbura, Burundi (CNS)

Catholics will resign from the country’s electoral commission if the election goes ahead

Bishop Mark Davies (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Davies says ‘culture of death’ today threatens those considered to be a financial burden

Sister Diana Momeka (CNS)

Sister Diana Momeka told a congressional hearing that Iraqis who have fled Islamists ‘want nothing more than to go home’

A Palm Sunday Procession on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem (Photo: CNS)

A Vatican-Palestine accord also upheld the principle of religious freedom

Pope Francis meets Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem in May 2014 (AP)

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