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Fr Michael Perry will serve a six-year term as head of the Franciscans (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Ms Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2009

A demonstrator burns a cross during a protest in the Badami Bagh area of Lahore, Pakistan (CNS photo/Adrees Hassain, Reuters)

A teenage boy was attacked on Friday for saying he was a Christian

Ban Ki-moon with Pope Francis at the Vatican in April 2013 (AP Photo/Vincenzo Pinto, pool)

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The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi hold a photo of their mother (CNS)

Asia Bibi was sentenced to death in Pakistan five years ago for allegedly insulting Mohammed

Catholics leave after a Sunday Mass at St John's church, Lahore, which was attacked by a suicide bomber this month (AP)

Two masked men riding a motorbike fire shots outside church in Lahore

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for the general audience (AP/Andrew Medichini)

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Pakistani protesters throw rocks during clashes with police (PA)

14 people were killed and more than 70 were injured in suicide bombings in Lahore on Sunday

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (PA)

Archbishop Coutts has accused Nawaz Sharif of leaving minority faith communities open to attack

Pakistani Christians pray for victims of a pair of Taliban suicide bombings that struck two churches on Sunday (PA)

The latest bombings show the Pakistani state to be weak in the face of terror and that the Taliban is still very much in business