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A lady becomes emotional after looking at the floral tributes and candles opposite the Bataclan theatre in Paris, after terror attacks killed at least 129 people in the city on Friday.

Assembly of Catholic Bishops of the Holy Land has called on the world ‘to stand united against terrorism’

Vladimir Putin has outfoxed the West in the Middle East

America and Britain have helped to endanger minorities in the Middle East

Pope Francis reaches from the popemobile as a child is brought to him along a parade  route Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Alex Brandon, pool)

Sophia Cruz delivered a letter and picture to Pope Francis begging him to help her parents and others facing deportation.

President Barack Obama leans over to talk to Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House (AP)

President Obama welcomed Pope Francis to America during a ceremony at the White House

Pope Francis talks with President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base (AP)

Pope Francis arrives in Washington DC

President Obama and the First Lady have welcomed the Pontiff to America at the start of his three-city visit

A Cuban flag is held aloft behind Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (CNS)

President Barack Obama, Cuban President Raul Castro and the Vatican have all called for a lifting of the embargo

Pope Francis meets Russian president Vladimir Putin in June (AP)

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Francis rides the Popemobile in Asunción, Paraguay, last month (AP)

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President Obama and Pope Francis (CNS)

The US president hails the Pope’s intervention as ‘clear and powerful’

Barack Obama meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on March 27, 2014 (AP)

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