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A woman kneels down as she lays flowers in a makeshift memorial near the site where a gunman held hostages for 16 hours at a popular Sydney cafe, Australia (PA)

Father Brendan Purcell is based at St Mary’s Cathedral, close to where Monday’s siege took place

Hundreds of people left flowers at a makeshift memorial in Sydney (PA)

Archbishop Fisher speaks at memorial service after two hostages killed in deadly end to Sydney siege

Archbishop Anthony Fisher (CNS)

Anthony Fisher was installed yesterday as the new Archbishop of Sydney

Cardinal George Pell (CNS)

Group of Eight member reflects on WYD and says Pope’s popularity is “too good to last”