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Pope Francis talks with Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia (Photo: CNS)

Estimate made by organisers of the World Meeting of Families

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Gerard Pettipas of Grouard-McLennan in Alberta, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Chief Perry Bellegarde, Justice Murray Sinclair, and Gov. General David Johnston attend the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's closing ceremony in Ottawa, Ontario. CNS photo/Blair Gable, Reuters

The report said the Catholic-run schools put aboriginal Canadians through assimilation amounting to ‘cultural genocide’

Laurent Stefanini, right, at the Élysée Palace in Paris yesterday (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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

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In 2013, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled Saguenay could keep its prayer tradition, but the Supreme Court of Canada reversed that ruling (PA)

In the name of neutrality of state, nine judges agreed that prayers should not be allowed at council meetings anymore

Indian policemen look on as Christians protest against a spate of attacks on churches in New Delhi (AP)

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Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Canadian Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has insisted pro-lifers can no longer stand for his party

The wreckage and debris from the runaway train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec (Photo: PA)

Pontiff sends apostolic blessing to all touched by tragic events in Canada

Officers guard a court in Islamabad during a hearing in the Rimsha Masih case (CNS)

Rimsha Masih to begin new life in North America

Protestors in Edinburgh call for a referendum Clerkson/Demotix/Demotix/Press Association Images

The United Kingdom looks doomed, but much blame must be placed on Labour’s alienation of its natural constituency north of the border