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Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan, of Nigeria (AP)

Cardinal John Onaiyekan was unhurt after the vehicle he was travelling in was shot at by gunmen

Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan pictured at a Bring Back Our Girls rally (CNS)

The attack took place as Cardinal John Onaiyekan was being driven through Edo state

Italian police and Carabinieri officers on patrol in St Peter's Square (AP)

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Nigerian's attend a Bring Back Our Girls protest outside the presidential villa in Abuja (CNS)

Bishops Matthew Audu of Lafia and George Dodo of Zaria urged officials to boost intelligence gathering efforts

An unidentified mother of a child that was abducted by Nigerian extremists reacts during a event in the memory of the girls and forming part of the 'Bring Back Our Girls' campaign at the presidential residence in Abuja, Nigeria, last year (AP)

Protestors chanted and prayed on the streets of the capital city Abuja yesterday

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville, where Mother Angelica's funeral will take place (Carol M Highsmith)

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Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri, Nigeria and his assistant Fr Gideon Obasogie at St. Francis de Sales Seminary in Wisconsin (CNS)

The bishop of Maiduguri said it was his duty to stay and not abandon his people

Pope Francis hears a confession in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

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A man walks past burnt out houses following an attack by Boko Haram (AP)

More than 4,000 people were killed in northern Nigeria in 2015, a new report has revealed

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on stage during a commercial break at a CNN town hall in South Carolina last night (AP)

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