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Bishop Edward J Burns of Juneau said the Church stands with victims of abuse (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Bishop Burns said that victims of abuse help the Church to understand her mistakes

Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage, Alaska

Parish staff discovered overturned pews, toppled furniture and debris in the sanctuary

Pope Francis stands before the statue of Our Lady of Fatima yesterday (AP)

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Fr Michael Shields: ‘There is no doubt the Devil is real and evil is real because I’m looking at it every day. It is watered down in the West’

Ed West meets Fr Michael Shields, the priest who exchanged the frozen wastes of Alaska for the post-Soviet wilderness of Siberia