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French police guards the street to access the church where  Fr Hamel was killed (AP)

A nun who escaped the church in in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said the terrorists filmed themselves before killing Fr Jacques Hamel

French police officers stand guard in front of the Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray's city hall (AP)

An Italian politician is urging Pope Francis to put the slain French priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, on a fast track to sainthood

Young pilgrims walking in a thunderstorm on their way to Mass at WYD 2016 in Krakow (AP)

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive at World Youth Day on Wednesday

Pope Francis (AP Photo/Fabio Frustaci)

Francis has expressed ‘pain and horror for this absurd violence’, the Vatican spokesman has said

A nun uses a tablet to take pictures of Pope Francis in 2015 (AP)

The Pope said smartphones and computers offer ‘useful help’, but should not ‘become an obstacle’

Young people at a concert in Warsaw ahead of the start of WYD 2016 (AP)

A spokesman for prosecutors in Lodz said that ‘small amounts of explosives, not sufficient to make an explosion’ were found on the man

A journalist browses though Amoris Laetitia at the press conference for its release (PA)

The letter shows the real division is not pro- and anti-Francis, or rigorism versus mercy, but over Church teaching

Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

The letter asks the cardinals to request a clarification from the Pope that some interpretations of Amoris Laetitia are heretical

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro giving Pope Francis a gift in 2013 (AP)

Opposition leader Ernesto Samper will ask Pope Francis to send a representative to the country

Young people at a concert organised for World Youth Day pilgrims in Warsaw (AP)

World Youth Day celebrations begin in Poland on Wednesday