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Pope Francis holds a cake he received from a newly married couple during his weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican today (CNS)

In his general audience, Francis continued his series of talks about the family in anticipation of September’s celebration of the World Meeting of Families

The lectern that President Abraham Lincoln used to deliver the Gettysburg Address (CNS)

During the papal visit to the US, Francis will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families

Mgr William Lynn (Photo: CNS)

During his time in Philadelphia Francis will visit prison that houses Mgr William Lynn

Pope Francis talks with Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia (Photo: CNS)

Estimate made by organisers of the World Meeting of Families

Pilgrims gather around the statue of the Virgin Mary at Medjugorje (AP/Amel Emric)

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Archbishop Chaput greets Archbishop Paglia at the Vatican in March 2014 (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Investigation into Archbishop Paglia’s financial affairs ‘do not impact’ plans for September gathering

Pope Francis (CNS)

It is understood to be the first time Pope Francis has travelled to the US

Pope Francis smiles as he arrives to lead his general audience on Wednesday (CNS)

The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will meet at the Vatican in October

Members of the jihadist group Islamic State (AP)

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