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A Christian Iraqi woman cries after she seeing the destruction at the St Addai church (AP)

A tomb had been desecrated and statue of the Virgin Mary was decapitated at the St Addai Chaldean Catholic church

Fr Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, speaks in front of the US Supreme Court at the 2009 March For Life (CNS)

Fr Frank Pavone placed a dead baby on an altar in videos endorsing Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency

Donald Trump speaks during a rally (AP)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, said it was ‘too premature to make judgments’ about Trump’s stance on immigration

Cardinal-designate Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis speaks at an October 10 news conference (CNS)

Archbishop John Myers has reached the retirement age of 75

Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence, right, and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine speak during the debate (AP)

Tim Kaine said he and Hillary Clinton ‘support the constitutional right of American women to consult their own conscience’

A member of the Abolition Action Committee hangs a sign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington during a 2008 vigil to abolish the death penalty (CNS)

The Supreme Court cases address ‘the brokenness of the judicial system’, say Catholic campaigners

Archbishop Roger Schwietz (CNS)

Archbishop Roger Schwietz of Anchorage will be replaced by Bishop Paul Etienne of Cheyenne

A woman venerates a relic of St Padre Pio at the Immaculate Conception Church in Lowell (CNS)

The heart of the saint was taken to the Archdiocese of Boston, the first time the relic has left Italy

Arnold Palmer acknowledging the crowd on the 18th during the Champions Challenge at St Andrews, Fife, in 2015 (PA)

Archabbot Douglas Nowicki said prayers and blessed the golf legend shortly before he died

A Mexican flag adorned with black mourning ribbons (AP)

Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez Juarez and Fr Jose Alfredo Juarez de la Cruz were dragged at gunpoint out of a church in Poza Rica