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Kraków is the host city for next year's World Youth Day (AP)

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Bring Back Our Girls campaigners in Abuja raise candles during a gathering on August 27 to mark the 500th day that more than 200 girls of the Government Secondary School were abducted by Boko Haram  (CNS)

Cardinal Onaiyekan said he hoped the 500 day event would be a ‘symbolic catalyst’ for stirring the Nigerian community

Pope Francis talks with Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia (Photo: CNS)

Estimate made by organisers of the World Meeting of Families

Lagos's Chrit Church Cathedral. Nigeria has a grave problem with violence (PA)

Cleric is murdered alongside his brother in southwest Nigeria

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass at St Peter's Basilica (CNS/Angelo Carconi, EPA)

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People gather around the ruins of the burned Bama Market in Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNS)

Aid to the Church in Need say 5,000 Catholics have been killed in one diocese alone

Nigerians in Abuja march in silence to demand action over the missing girls of Chibok (Photo: AP)

Those released do not include the girls kidnapped from a school in Chibok a year ago

Supporters of Muhammadu Buhari celebrate his election victory (PA)

Cardinal John Onaiyekan calls on Muhammadu Buhari to stop Islamist violence and promote national cohesion

Cardinal George Pell with Pope Francis at a general audience (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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A group of refugees picture in northern Iraq (CNS)

Francis has sent aid money to assist people in Iraq’s Kurdistan region and northern Nigeria