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Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard his flight from Rome to Yerevan, Armenia, in June (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

If a person is unjustly slandered, said Francis, they can be ‘destroyed forever’

Pope Francis attends an interfaith peace gathering outside the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, Italy (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Peaceful people gather to pray for peace – it won’t sway those in favour of violence

Bishop Thomas Olmsted at last year's 'Honor Your Mother' event in downtown Phoenix (CNS)

Bishop Thomas Olmsted said conscience must be formed in accordance with ‘God’s word and the authoritative teaching of the Church’

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Tug of war over Amoris

Catholics are divided over how far Francis wants to change Church teaching regarding the remarried. But does he even have the authority to do so?

Pope Francis waves to faithful on September 21 2016. (AP)

The pontiff told the crowd gathered in St Peter’s Square that hatred will ‘turn their hearts to stone’

Pope Francis lights a candle during an interfaith peace gathering outside the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke at the closing ceremony of an interreligious peace gathering in Assisi

Pope Francis, standing, leads a prayer service in the Basilica of St Francis (AP)

Christians are called to contemplate Christ in ‘the voice of the suffering’, the Pope said

Pope Francis focused on peace in his morning homily before leaving for Assisi (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The Pope reflected on peace during his morning homily before travelling to Assisi

Pope Francis greets the Archbishop of Canterbury in Assisi (AP)

Archbishop Justin Welby was speaking during a discussion on ecumenism in Assisi

Pope Francis greets participants in a day of prayer for peace in Assisi (AP)

The Pope will address the gathering in Assisi and lead prayers for victims of war