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Secular experts to advise French Church on clergy abuse.

Papal encouragement for Vatican conference on just war theory.

Caritas welcomes Pope Francis’ visit to refugees on island of Lesbos on Saturday.

Beware of polite persecution, disguised as progress, says Pope.

Vatican tells UN lethal drones should be banned.

Pope appoints new nuncio to the US.

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