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French bishops leave the Basilica of the Rosary in Lourdes  after Mass on the first day of the French bishops' conference (CNS)

The bishops also prayed for forgiveness for the sins of clergy members

A view of the makeshift Jungle camp, near Calais (AP)

Bishop Jean-Paul Jaeger of Arras said ‘unhealthy’ conditions meant the transfer of people from the camp was necessary

Jerome Lejeune a French Catholic pediatrician and geneticist died in 1994 (CNS)

The Catholic physician’s foundation will be given the Evangelium Vitae Medal

Pope Francis with the relatives of the terrorist atrocity in Nice (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Francis urged the families to resist the temptation to ‘respond to hatred with hatred and to violence with violence’

'The poll reminds us of the necessity of the role of reason in theology' (AP)

A new poll suggests up to a third of France’s Muslims reject the legitimacy of the country’s secular law

Fr Jacques Hamel

Pope Francis was speaking at a Mass in memory of Fr Jacques Hamel

A French police officer patrols in Paris (AP)

The women were charged with criminal terrorist association linked to the discovery of the car filled with gas cylinders

A makeshift memorial for Fr Hamel near Rouen, France (CNS)

The 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass

Notre Dame Cathedral (CNS)

A document pledging loyalty to ISIS and belonging to the suspect was found after a standoff with police on Thursday night

People pray the rosary (CNS)
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