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The Dalai Lama (PA)

If the Pope had met the Dalai Lama, Chinese Catholics would have been made to suffer

Pope Francis listening to Kiko Arguello, founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, who spoke at the Vatican in February (CNS)

The Way’s founder, Kiko Arguello, has written a book that is dramatic, intense, and deeply personal

'Pope Francis obviously holds the Dalai Lama in very high regard but he will not be meeting any of the Nobel laureates,' a Vatican spokesman said (Photo: PA)

Decision seen as an attempt not to upset relations with Chinese government

Protesters in Hong Kong (Photo: PA). Below, Giovanni Pang with the Pope (Credit: UCA News)

Giovanni Pang, who took a selfie with Francis in South Korea, is one of 100 arrested protesters

Faithful pray at a Mass in Xiliulin, China (Photo: CNS)

China proposal to the Holy See offers hopes of breakthrough

A child peers out of the gate of the Wangfujing Catholic church in Beijing (AP)

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A statue of an angel stands on top of Salt Lake Temple in Utah (AP)

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About 100 Catholic youths pray for democracy outside Hong Kong's government headquarters building (CNS)

Cardinal John Tong Hon urges authorities to ensure safety of demonstrators

Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong (CNS)

Cardinal John Tong Hon says he is praying ‘for the reconciliation of the conflicting parties’

Jung Chang talks to journalist during opening ceremony of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival in February 2013 (PA)

There is no one better than a repentant fanatic to tell us how wicked fanaticism can be