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The former metropolitan of Iraq, Jordan and Russia was elected patriarch last week

Pope Francis speaks during an audience with religious from around the world yesterday (CNS photo/Paul Haring) S

Pope Francis addressed the World Meeting for Young Consecrated Men and Women yesterday

Cuban students stand in Revolution Square, where the Pope will celebrate Mass on Sunday (AP)

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A Muslim man prays among pictures of slain Christians at Our Lady of Salvation church in Baghdad in 2010 (AP)

Forty-eight Catholics were killed in Our Lady of Salvation cathedral in 2010

Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq.

The archbishop says the crisis in Iraq has challenged his faith despite him encouraging Christians who flee to Irbil

Christians refugees who have fled from ISIS (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

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Bishop Nunzio Galantino, secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference, attends a prayer service in Fuheis, Jordan (CNS)

Pope Francis sent a papal envoy to a prayer service with Iraqi Christian refugees in Jordan

Pope Francis meets young refugees from Syria and Iraq (Photo: CNS)

The Pope says he prays for Iraq’s refugees every day

Iraqi refugees at a camp near the northern city of Erbil (CNS)

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Displaced Iraqi children stand in a classroom of a school used as a shelter (CNS)

Fr Bashar Kthea, a Syriac Catholic priest, is ministering to more than 1,700 families in a camp near Irbil