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A homeless child sits in front of a closed shop in Gauhati, Assam state, India (AP)

Pope says he’s troubled by ‘the increasing number of young girls and women forced to earn a living on the street’

Syrian refugee children 
 (CNS photo/Muhammad Hamed, Reuters)

Pope Francis has also recently made available a mobile medical unit for refugees in Rome

Rep Gosar criticised the Pope for his views on climate change

Arizona Republican says he cannot attend if Holy Father focuses on ‘flawed’ climate science

Sign painters work on a portrait of Pope Francis  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Just don’t think about the traffic

Pope Francis speaks during an audience with religious from around the world yesterday (CNS photo/Paul Haring) S

Pope Francis addressed the World Meeting for Young Consecrated Men and Women yesterday

The US flag flies in front of a mural of Pope Francis in New York City (CNS)

Catholicism’s American revolution

From annulments to pro-life activism the American Church is blazing a trail for the rest of the Catholic world

New spouses exchange rings as Pope Francis celebrates the marriage rite for 20 couples in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

We’re heading for ‘Catholic divorces’

A leading canon lawyer argues that the Pope’s radical annulment reforms could overturn an all-important principle of Church law

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope said he had “high hopes” for the trip

Pope Francis made the speech this week (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope makes environmental speech just days before American visit

A facilities staff member for The Catholic University of America hangs banners welcoming Pope Francis to  Washington. Pope Francis will celebrate Mass outside the basilica  (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)

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