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The lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in California (PA)

The bishops released a statement to coincide with the launch of the Yes on 62 campaign

Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

A letter sent to all 218 cardinals and patriarchs requests that the document be clarified against false readings

Parishioners pray at a Mass dedicated to the slain and injured Dallas Police officers at the Cathedral Guadalupe in Dallas (AP)

Five Dallas police officers were killed by a gunman targeting police on July 7

An engineering technician in the control room on board Vanguard-class submarine HMS Vigilant, one of the UK's four nuclear warhead-carrying submarines (PA)

Ahead of Parliament vote on Trident renewal, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales said deploying nuclear weapons ‘does not fit within the Just War tradition’

A police officer directs traffic as the scene of the shootings is investigated (AP)

Bishop Robert Muench has released a statement following the killing of three police officers in the city

Flowers and stuffed toys are placed at a makeshift memorial to honour the victims of the Nice lorry attack (AP)

The Pontiff offered ‘a paternal and fraternal embrace to all of France’ after the lorry attack in Nice

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Vatican nuncio to the United Nations (CNS)

The Pope’s permanent observer at the UN told the Security Council that the creation of two states would help bring peace to the region

Pope Francis blesses pilgrims gathered for the Angelus on Sunday (AP)

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US Capitol Police officers stand outside the Capitol in Washington (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)

Church leaders say the Conscience Protection Act provides ‘much-needed protection’

Cardinal Robert Sarah's comments have caused a liturgical earthquake (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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