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A Polish group holds a banner at the conclusion of World Youth Day in Rio, in 2013 (AP)

Pope Francis has delivered a video message ahead of his trip to Poland next week

A photograph and a file with personal details of Indian priest Fr Tom Unzhunnalil (AP)

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Syrian refugee child Ali from Aleppo, works at a clothing workshop in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey (AP)

The Community Sponsorship scheme allows groups, such as churches, to help integrate refugees into Britain

Former Guatemalan Army Captain Byron Lima Oliva, centre, was sentenced in 2006 to 20 years in prison (AP)

Byron Lima was imprisoned for the murder of Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi, who was a critic of military abuses during the country’s civil war

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump gives two thumbs up as on the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (AP)

Hispanic Catholics are solidly behind Hilary Clinton but white members of the faithful are split on whether to support her or her Republican rival

Worshipers at the "Together 2016" event in Washington July 16. (CNS)

More than 350,000 Christians from all denominations celebrated the life-changing power of Jesus on the National Mall in Washington

Linyi Cao, a graduate student studying economics at Washington University in St Louis, hunts for Pokemon Go stops around his neighbourhood  (CNS)

In its first week, the mobile phone game attracted nearly 21 million users

Police officers walk to the crime scene near the River Main, where a 17-year-old man from Afghanistan was shot  (AP)

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee injured four people on a train in the German city

Pax Christi members gather in Parliament Square

Religious groups gathered in Parliament Square last night to protest against the renewal of Britain’s nuclear arms programme

Archbishop Gänswein: 'Important magisterial tenets cannot be changed by half sentences' (AP)

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