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Booklets showing Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas, one of four 19th-century nuns canonised on May 17 (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Pope Francis to canonise first modern saints to hail from the territory that made up historic Palestine

Syrian refugees walk the street at Zaatari refugee camp near Mafraq in Jordan (CNS)

Jordan has received only 7.2 percent of $2.9 billion needed for services to Syrian refugees and host communities

Prince Charles met the Iraqi Christians straight after arriving in Jordan (PA)

Prince Charles gives support to displaced Christians during Middle East visit

Mourners pray for Jordanian pilot murdered by Islamic State (CNS)

Churches are also holding prayer vigils for the cause of interreligious harmony

Christians deplore the recent attacks on churches in the Indian capital (AP)

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An Iraqi Christian child who fled from violence in Iraq lies on a bed in Jordan (CNS)

A Catholic official warned that funding will soon run out to feed and house thousands of Iraqi Christians

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem in Bethlehem (CNS)

Lt Muath Kasasbeh is the first soldier serving with the US-led coalition fighting ISIS to be held by the terrorists

Badges supporting ISIS on sale in a bookshop in Istanbul (AP)

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Pope Francis prays beside the River Jordan (AP)

Pontiff blesses Syrian and Iraqi refugees who have fled to Jordan at end of first day of Holy Land trip

Pope Francis celebrates mass in Amman's International Stadium (AP)

Congregation of 300,000 attend papal Mass in Amman’s International Stadium