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Relatives of prisoners who were victims of a recent prison riot bury their loved ones  (CNS)

Almost 100 inmates have died in Brazil since the turn of the year

Pope Francis (AP)

At his general audience, the Pope prayed for prisoners killed in recent riots in Brazil

Pope Francis (AP)

The Liberal Theologian said the Pope wants to fulfil a request made by Brazil’s bishops

The funeral Mass for Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns (CNS)

Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns was renowned for his work with the poor and political prisoners

Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns (AP)

Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns was known as the ‘cardinal of the people’

The updated text addresses the 'fundamentals of priestly formation' (CNS)

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Rescue workers stand at the wreckage site of a chartered airplane that crashed in a mountainous area outside Medellin, Colombia (AP)

71 people, including members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense, died in the crash late on Monday

Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI prior to the opening of the Holy Door of Saint Peter's Basilica (CNS)

The retired pope had hoped to stay in the papacy until 2014, according to Mgr Georg Gaenswein

Indigenous people from the Pankararu tribe walk along the Holy Sepulchre path used by pilgrims in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil.  (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

The plight of Brazil’s indigenous people should be centre stage at the Games, a spokesman said

Fr Bonifacio Buzzi was accused of abusing children in Brazil's Minas Gerais state (AP)

Authorities said Fr Bonifacio Buzzi hanged himself with bed sheets in his cell a day after being arrested