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Polish soldiers at the unveiling ceremony of a giant cross monument in central Warsaw in honor of the late Pope John Paul II (AP)

The meeting near Krakow on July 31 has been a security headache for authorities

Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, will visit the Vatican (AP)

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Anglican Archbishop Michael Jackson and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin lead an ecumenical Good Friday procession in Dublin (CNS photo/John Mc Elroy)

The trip would likely include the first ever papal visit to Northern Ireland

Pope Francis (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Francis said it was a mortal sin to exploit workers for cheap labour

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Genoa, president of the Italian bishops' conference (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Cardinal Bagnasco said same-sex unions had been put on a par with marriage and the difference was one of vocabulary

Cardinal Burke (AP)

The cardinal said Christians might have to face ‘loss of goods, government harassment and imprisonment’

A prayer vigil for Fr Tom Uzhunnalil at St Francis Xavier's Cathedral in Bangalore, India (AP)

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Pope Francis smiles as he arrives to lead his general audience in St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Pope focused on the Gospel parable of the rich man and Lazarus at his latest general audience in St Peter’s Square

Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament (AP)

The bishops said the best way to combat extremism was through effective integration

A poppy is 'milked' for opium paste (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)

The bishops said that the poor of Mexico were being starved to death and had no alternatives