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A woman who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar sits with a child inside a tent at a camp in Syria's northern town of Qamishli (CNS)

‘We can’t ignore our solidarity with brothers and sisters of our faith,’ says Cardinal Wuerl

Maradona met the Pope at last night's game (AP)

‘After being far from the Church, I am proud of returning to it after God took my mother,’ footballer says

Regina Catrambone, co-founder of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS)

Priest tells staff of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station they are a mission from God

Bishop O'Toole with Carmelites and members of Chemin Neuf

Ecumenical group takes over Sclerder Abbey from Carmelites

A displaced woman and child flee Islamic State in Sinjar, Iraq (Photo: CNS)

The priest had sent a message telling the Pope: ‘I’m afraid of losing your children’

Fr Jorge Hernandez celebrates Mass in Gaza (CNS)

Argentine Fr Jorge Hernandez has 45-minute private meeting with the Pope

Newlyweds walk past Swiss Guards at Wednesday's general audience (CNS)

The ceremony will be the first papal celebration of a wedding since 2000

A sign outside the Scottish parliament advertising the date of the referendum (Photo: PA)

Scots encouraged to vote ‘in accordance with their prayerful judgment’

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jer 20:7-9; Ps 63; Rom 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27 (Year A)

Daily readings: August 31-September 6

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms