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Participants in Pax Christi's Good Friday Way of the Cross procession in New York (PA)

Conference attendees called for a new way of thinking ‘consistent with Gospel nonviolence’

A woman collects water at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece.  (CNS photo/Stoyan Nenov, Reuters)

Fr Lombardi said that the Pope’s visit to refugees in Lesbos was a ‘humanitarian and ecumenical’ gesture

An officer from the EU's border protection agency, Frontex, leads a migrant to board a ferry from Lesbos to Turkey (PA)

The bishops said that refugees’ right to human dignity and to protection needed to be upheld

The daunting length of Amoris Laetitia undermines its simple and direct style (CNS)

The Pontiff has chosen to promote debate and diversity, rather than build unity around clearly expressed doctrine. The consequences will be enormous

Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to lead his general audience today (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

During his general audience, the Pope reminded the faithful that the Church is full of sinners

An Iraqi-Kurdish refugee family waits to be transferred from a makeshift camp at the port town of Skaramagkas, Greece.  (CNS photo/Alkis Konstantinidis, Reuters)

Pope Francis will visit refugees on the island of Lesbos on Saturday

Accompaniment does not mean simply walking with those who are divorced and remarried as if to follow them along a wayward path (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Benedict XVI used the same term in the same context of the pastoral care of the divorced and remarried

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to Mexico since 2007, has been appointed the new ambassador to the United States (CNS)

Mgr Christophe Pierre replaces Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who submitted his resignation after reaching retirement age

A journalist writes notes as he browses though a copy of Amoris Laetitia (AP)

Given the length of Amoris Laetitia, most Catholics are relying on second hand readings of the text

Archbishop Blasé Cupich of Chicago  (CNS)

The Archbishop of Chicago welcomed the publication of the Pope’s apostolic exhortation