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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

Meeting ‘should not be considered a form of support of her position’

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis (AP)

The Kentucky county court clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples met Francis during his papal visit

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna arrives at the Vatican synod hall (Photo: CNS)

The cardinal says as a child of divorced parents he knows what it is to grow up in a ‘patchwork family’

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Once more we see the way something moves from being optional to being compulsory

Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham during a hustings in Nottingham (PA)

Labour leadership contender has spoken about his Catholic upbringing and his current attitude to the faith

Catholic Priest in Ukraine (PA)

A letter to the Ukrainian president said the constitutional amendment would ‘seriously threaten’ family life

Francis praised pilgrims yesterday for attending the Angelus in Rome's fierce summer heat (AP)

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Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney congratulates a couple on the renewal of their wedding vows outside St Mary's Cathedral (CNS)

Archbishop Fisher made the comments at a Marriage Mass in Sydney

Worshippers pray inside a Catholic church in Nyeri, Kenya (CNS)

Bishops have spoken out ahead of President Obama’s visit to the African country