Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim and her daughter Maya at the Vatican on July 24. (EPA/Osservatore Romana/Landov)
Pope Francis met with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant born just weeks ago in prison. The Vatican characterized the visit with Meriam Ibrahim, her husband and their two small children as "very affectionate." [Full Story]
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