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Catalan leader Jordi Cuixart holds a banner in front of the Lledoners prison after the Spanish government announced a pardon for those who participated in Catalonia's failed 2017 independence bid, in this photo taken June 23 in Sant Joan de Vilatorrada, near Barcelona, Spain. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Spanish Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà of Solsona, who has made statements in support of Catalan independence. (CNS/Reuters/Albert Gea)
Catalan leader Jordi Cuixart holds a banner in front of the Lledoners prison after the Spanish government announced a pardon for those who participated in Catalonia's failed 2017 independence bid, in this photo taken June 23 in Sant Joan de Vilatorrada.