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Pope Francis smiles at someone while using incense during Mass in Bicentennial Park in Quito, Ecuador, July 7. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-UNITY July 7, 2015.

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Our Faith is always revolutionary, Pope (above) tells 1.2 million at Mass in Ecuador’s Bicentennial Park at Quito.

Franciscans ask for prayers for kidnapped priest in Syria.

Pope sends message to cancer patient from flight to Ecuador.

Archbishop Peter Smith calls for Catholic opposition to Assisted Suicide Bill.

Royal Navy chaplains bid fond farewell to Bishop Richard Moth.

Brazilian cardinal victim of armed robbery.

Trail of former Papal diplomat, accused of child abuse, will begin Saturday.

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