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Catholic Leftists on the march

For good reason, commentators on the Catholic Left could hardly contain their excitement at the papal visit

Pope Francis made a magnificent speech (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Pope’s speech to Congress was superb

The Holy Father managed to deliver an address that challenged both sides of America’s cultural divide

David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King on a voting rights protest march

Selma is one of the films of the year that has been shamefully ignored by the Baftas and Oscars

President Obama speaks from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington (CNS)

Obama pays tribute to Martin Luther King

Thousands gather at Lincoln Memorial to mark 50th anniversary of 1963 March on Washington

Pope Francis greets the faithful outside the Basilica of Sant'Agostino (AP)

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Pumpkins are sold at a roadside stall near the Polish capital Warsaw (AP)

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