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A woman wipes her tears during a ceremony in the Saint George church in Bashiqa, Iraq (AP)

Displaced Christians are praying for relatives they had to leave behind in Iraq

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s family plan to transfer the sainthood candidate’s remains from New York to Peoria

A Muslim protester runs near a burning vehicle during a clash with the police outside the presidential palace in Jakarta (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Last month 100,000 people protested over the alleged blasphemy of the city’s Christian governor

Bishop Kevin Farrell (CNS)

Cardinal-designate Kevin Farrell says pastoral guidelines for implementing Pope Francis’s exhortation should have been discussed at the US bishops’ autumn conference

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope’s statement to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops on the fifth Encuentro, a period of reflection and focus on Latino Catholics

Worshippers pray next to a shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas especially revered by Mexicans, during Mass at the St John Paul II Pastoral Center in Gainesville (AP)

The Pope sent a video message to the US bishops’ autumn conference

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo (CNS)

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles was elected vice president

A woman in San Diego talks through a fence with children in Tijuana, Mexico (CNS)

‘A duty to welcome and protect newcomers, particularly refugees, is an integral part of our mission,’ the bishops said in a statement

A Christian Iraqi woman cries after she seeing the destruction at the St Addai church (AP)

A tomb had been desecrated and statue of the Virgin Mary was decapitated at the St Addai Chaldean Catholic church

Fr Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, speaks in front of the US Supreme Court at the 2009 March For Life (CNS)

Fr Frank Pavone placed a dead baby on an altar in videos endorsing Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency