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People carry a victim's coffin as they attend funeral services for victims of the suicide bombing in Gaziantep (AP)

A suicide bomber killed 51 people at a Kurdish wedding party on Saturday

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran (left), Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar mosque, and Archbishop Georg Gaenswein at the Vatican (CNS)

The way to counter terrorists’ hatred is with education and dialogue, Cardinal Tauran has said

Pilgrims attend a candlelight procession on the eve of Assumption (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

Pilgrims began arriving at the shrine before dawn to celebrate the feast of the Assumption

Pilgrims queue to visit the grotto at Lourdes (AP)

The increase in security measures comes after a spate of Islamist attacks in France

First responders and volunteers transport an injured man away from the scene of a bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan (CNS)

The suicide blast left at least 70 people dead and more than 120 injured

‘Vultures circle overhead’: police guard the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur in Paris (PA)

The saints’ answer to terrorism

Martyrs are witnesses to the truths for which they have died; teaching us that beyond our human estimations of value there lies the greater order of Love

Pope Francis answers reporters questions on board the flight back to Rome (AP)

The Pope made clear his current thinking, that there is no such phenomenon as Islamist violence, any more than domestic violence in Italy constitutes ‘Catholic violence’

A French flag and a prayer beads are displayed at a makeshift memorial in front of the Saint Etienne church where Fr Jacques Hamel was killed (AP)

The French government must recognise its culture as traditionally Judeo-Christian – in short, a cultural renaissance needs to be facilitated by the state

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard his flight to Rome (CNS)

The Pope spoke to reporters on the flight back to Rome from Kraków

Muslim worshippers gather in front of the memorial at the Saint Etienne church, in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, where Fr Hamel was killed (AP)

Muslims attended Mass in churches and cathedrals across France and Italy on Sunday in response to the murder of Fr Jacques Hamel