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Washington Auxiliary Bishop Martin Holley processes into the World Youth Day opening Mass in Krakow (CNS)

New Bishop of Memphis appointed by Pope

Auxiliary Bishop Martin Holley of Washington will replace Bishop J Terry Steib

New Mexico Gov Susana Martinez (CNS)

Republican Gov Susana Martinez said she will push for reinstatement during the 2017 legislative session

US Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky greets fans at Dulles International Airport  (CNS)

Katie Ledecky, who prays before races, won four gold medals and one silver at the Games

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry last month (AP)

A crackdown on drug-related crime has left more than 400 suspected dealers dead since President Duterte took office in June

US Vice President Joe Biden  (AP)

Three bishops wrote a blog post responding to Joe Biden’s decision to officiate at a same-sex wedding

Young adults carry the cross during Stations of the Cross at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington  (CNS)

Kraków in the Capital was celebrated on the campus of The Catholic University of America

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump gives two thumbs up as on the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (AP)

Hispanic Catholics are solidly behind Hilary Clinton but white members of the faithful are split on whether to support her or her Republican rival

Linyi Cao, a graduate student studying economics at Washington University in St Louis, hunts for Pokemon Go stops around his neighbourhood  (CNS)

In its first week, the mobile phone game attracted nearly 21 million users

The lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in California (PA)

The bishops released a statement to coincide with the launch of the Yes on 62 campaign

Parishioners pray at a Mass dedicated to the slain and injured Dallas Police officers at the Cathedral Guadalupe in Dallas (AP)

Five Dallas police officers were killed by a gunman targeting police on July 7