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A protestor faces police in Baltimore (PA)

Catholics join clean-up effort following riots in Baltimore

Pope Francis stands in front of the holy door in St Peter's prior to first vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday (CNS)

Bishops back Pope Francis’s initiative for the Jubilee Year of the Mercy of God which starts in December

A family takes shelter  following the Nepal earthquake (CNS)

Bad weather delays Nepal relief effort

Director of Caritas Nepal says ‘logistical problems are enormous’ after Saturday’s earthquake

Archbishop William Lori visits a riot-stricken area of Baltimore (CNS)

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The Pope and president meet in 2014 (PA)

Twiplomacy study shows that the Pope’s ‘retweet’ and ‘favourite’ rate is more than eight times higher than the US president’s

Iraqi Christian refugee girl holds souvenir of Holy Family as boy looks on at a Lebanese church (CNS)

Cardinal Bechara Rai tells UNESCO that Christians are ‘irreplaceable peacemakers’ and, without them, ‘Islam will fall into the hands of fundamentalists’

Supporters of traditional marriage hold signs near Capitol Hill (CNS)

The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments over whether states that bar same-sex marriage must recognise such unions

A woman mourns the death of her granddaughter in the earthquake in Nepal (CNS)

Shelter, water and sanitation top priorities as aid agencies try to help survivors of Saturday’s earthquake

Pope Francis prays in front of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a Marian vigil in St Peter's Square in 2013 (CNS)

The diocese of Leiria-Fátima says Francis’s visit will coincide with the centenary of the Apparitions of Fatima

A riot policeman escorts an injured protester who was hit during clashes in Bujumbura, Burundi (CNS)

President Pierre Nkurunziza says anyone opposed to his third term is ‘opposing the will of God’