Small bomb explodes near Rome church

Jan 24, 2014, 9:53 AM EST
The silhouette of a sculture featuring a Saint on the St. Peter's colonnade is seen during Pope Francis' weekly audience on January 22, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican.
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Blast comes hours before French President François Hollande set to meet with the Pope. The explosion caused slight damage to a French church, but no injuries. 
 
Background:
Small bomb explodes near French church [Telegraph]
Hollande to meet Pope, hopes to woo Catholics [France 24]
 

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