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Boutros Boutros-Ghali pictured in 1992 (AP)

The Pope offered his condolences after the death of the former secretary-general of the United Nations

Iraqi refugees who fled from Tikrit and other towns after the advance of ISIS pictured at a camp for displaced Iraqis outside Baghdad last year (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

A new report says ISIS is guilty of committing war crimes and ‘possibly genocide’ against the people of Iraq

President Abbas greets the Pope at the conclusion of the canonisation Mass (CNS)

The Holy See has announced that its ‘comprehensive agreement’ with the ‘State of Palestine’ has now been put into effect

Pope Francis sits next to Imam Tidiani Moussa Naibi during a  meeting with the Muslim community at the Koudoukou mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic (CNS)

Pope Francis praised for the ‘simple message’ he delivered to the troubled country’s Christians and Muslims

French President Francois Hollande, right, French Foreign Minister and president of the COP21 Laurent Fabius, second right, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres and UN Secretary General Ban ii-moon at COP21 (AP)

An agreement to try and curb global warming was reached at the UN climate change conference on Saturday

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (CNS)

The COP21 conference, currently underway in Paris, will conclude on Friday

The UN's COP21 Climate Change Conference (AP)

Pope Francis has said it would be ‘tragic’ if special interests won out over the common good

Pope Francis takes notes as he listens to a speech during a meeting with clergy, religious men and women and seminarians at the sports field of St Mary's School. Afterwards he left to give a speech at the headquarters of the UN in Nairobi (AP photo)

Francis was speaking at the African headquarters of the UN in Nairobi

Children dance as Pope Francis, figure beneath the crucifix in the background, celebrates a Mass at the campus of the University of Nairobi, Kenya (Photo: AP)

The Pope gave a talk to UN officials

Cardinal Tagle gives a food bag to a refugee family as they arrive at a transit camp in Idomeni, Greece (CNS)

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