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Dutch Jesuit Father Frans van der Lugt who was killed in Syria in April (CNS)

Like Fr van der Lugt, Fr William Doyle made the ultimate sacrifice

Fr van der Lugt with Syrian civilians in January

Dutch Jesuit priest in Homs killed

Fr van der Lugt had chosen to stay in beseiged, starving city

Pope Francis at this morning's general audience (AP)

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Fr van der Lugt

The murdered priest successfully highlighted the suffering of Syrians in a western media that has grown tired of the conflict

A boy pushes a pram past destroyed buildings in Homs (Photo: CNS)

News comes as thousands prepare to be evacuated during a pause in fighting

Balloons frame Pope Francis at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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