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President Barack Obama welcomes Pope Francis to the United States on the airfield at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland Sept. 22. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See POPE-US-ARRIVE Sept. 22, 2015.

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Pope Francis arrives in the US for the first time ever to a greeting from the entire First Family (above).

World Meeting of Families begins in Philadelphia in the US.

Vatican flags stolen from NY church ahead of Pope’s visit.

Pope: Family saves us from fragmentation and uniformity.

Africa prepares to welcome Pope Francis.

Teaching on sexuality won’t change after synod, says Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

MSP Dave Thompson pledges solidarity with persecuted Christians.

Ireland: Catholic primary schools welcome child refugees.

Pakistan: It is necessary to promote tolerance and prevent sectarianism.

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Why the Pope matters (even if you’re not Catholic).

 

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