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The London cemetery and extension in Longueval, France, where some of the soldier's who fought in the battle of the Somme which started on July 1  1916 are buried (PA)

July 1 marks the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army

Priests attend Pope Francis' celebration of Mass for the Jubilee of Priests in St Peter's Square on June 3 (CNS)

The Pope celebrated the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with thousands of priests in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis spreads holy water as he celebrates Pentecost Mass in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Pope tells faithful at Pentecost Mass, ‘We were made to be God’s children’

The bell tower of St. Porphyrios Greek Orthodox church and the minaret of the adjacent Kateb Welaya mosque in Gaza City (AP)

Increasing numbers of Muslim refugees are seeking reception into the Church.

A spread of tarot cards (AP)

In his morning Mass homily, Francis said those who listen to seers ‘do not follow Jesus’

Bishop Mark O'Toole has asked the laity to pray the Rosary once a week (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Mark O’Toole has written to the faithful urging them to do more to encourage vocations

Cardinal Napier (CNS)

‘What is new about this exhortation is its tone,’ said Cardinal Wilfrid Napier

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Bishop Richard Malone and law professor Helen Alvare (CNS)

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said the Pope is attempting to help people encounter Jesus and feel the love of God

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Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem celebrates Easter Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City (CNS photo/Amir Cohen, Reuters)

In their Easter messages, the Catholic patriarchs urged the faithful to find hope in the resurrection