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Members of the Missionaries of Charity attend a service marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta in 2010 (CNS)

When is Mother Teresa’s canonisation?

All you need to know about Mother Teresa’s canonisation at the Vatican in September

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives to lead his general audience on August 10 (CNS)

The Pontiff told the faithful that Christians must demonstrate to the world how to display acts of mercy towards others

A nun and a visitor await the start of evening prayer on the eve of the 105th birth anniversary of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, at the Missionaries of Charity mother house in Calcutta (CNS)

Representatives of the Missionaries of Charity say they have plans for regular special Masses and prayer meetings to mark the canonisation that will take place on September 4

The stamp to mark the canonisation of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

The Vatican Philatelic and Numismatic Office announced the stamp’s release on Friday

Pope Francis greets the faithful at weekly general audience (AP)

Pope Francis tells general audience that the Olympics brings down barriers between people from different backgrounds

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

A boat off the coast of Papua New Guinea identified by the Associated Press as using slave fishermen (AP)

The Catholic Church has been commended by a US official over its response to caring for the needs of fishermen kept as slaves

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney (CNS)

Archbishop Fisher called for solidarity with other religions, and said the attackers targeted the Christian faith

French police guards the street to access the church where  Fr Hamel was killed (AP)

A nun who escaped the church in in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said the terrorists filmed themselves before killing Fr Jacques Hamel

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro giving Pope Francis a gift in 2013 (AP)

Opposition leader Ernesto Samper will ask Pope Francis to send a representative to the country