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Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass at St Peter's Basilica (CNS/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/05/15

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People gather around the ruins of the burned Bama Market in Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNS)

Aid to the Church in Need say 5,000 Catholics have been killed in one diocese alone

Nigerians in Abuja march in silence to demand action over the missing girls of Chibok (Photo: AP)

Those released do not include the girls kidnapped from a school in Chibok a year ago

A Nigerian woman wearing a rosary attends a prayer meeting for schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram

A Nigerian bishop says Jesus appeared to him in a vision and said the rosary will vanquish Boko Haram

Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai: 'We pray for all the martyrs who were killed' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Supporters of Muhammadu Buhari celebrate his election victory (PA)

Cardinal John Onaiyekan calls on Muhammadu Buhari to stop Islamist violence and promote national cohesion

A group of refugees picture in northern Iraq (CNS)

Francis has sent aid money to assist people in Iraq’s Kurdistan region and northern Nigeria

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama presents relief material in Jos, Nigeria.  Many refugees are now flee to Cameroon (CNS)

A delegation met with some of the estimated 36,000 Nigerians who have sought safety from Islamist terrorists in recent weeks

Women mourn loved ones who died in a Boko Haram church bombing in 2012 (CNS)

In a letter to the bishops of Nigeria, Francis says he prays for the country every day

People gather at the site of a bomb explosion in Kano, Nigeria, last year (PA)

Bishops speak out ahead ahead of re-scheduled general elections