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Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki of Poznan, Poland, right, speaking with Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne at last year's synod on the family (CNS)

Polish Church delegates will ‘stick to the understanding of Paul VI and John Paul II’, according to a bishops’ conference spokesman

A pilgrim holds a portrait of Archbishop Oscar Romero during beatification (CNS)

The Church has recognised a broad category of martyrs throughout the 20th century

Cardinal Vinko Puljic unveils a statue of St John Paul II in front of the cathedral in Sarajevo (PA)

Pope Francis will be the third pontiff to visit Bosnia-Herzegovina when he travels there on June 6

Pope Francis (CNS)

The eco-encyclical won’t commit the Church to unsettled science

The statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candlelit vigil at the shrine in Portugal (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

“There is no fourth secret and there are no other hidden secrets,” says Cardinal Amato

A statue of Pope John Paul II stands outside the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City (AP). Below, a statue by Zurab Tsereteli in Paris

Statue in a Brittany town square deemed to violate the separation of Church and state

Francis's message is broadcast during the opening ceremony of Expo 2015 (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Francis delivers live video message at opening of Expo 15 in Milan

People Cuba's national flag during Benedict XVI's 2012 visit to the country (CNS)

The Pope will make a stop in Cuba prior to his visit to the US in September

A group of Cuban children sing for Pope John Paul II in 1998 (CNS)

The late Pope’s Letter to Families, written in 1994, highlights issues the synod will need to address

St John Paul II greets the World Youth Day crowd in Czestochowa, Poland, in 1992 (CNS)

St Louis de Montfort believed that the Rosary was the most powerful weapon against evil that Christians could employ