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Spread hope, preach Christ and don’t worry about numbers, says Pope

Francis makes day-long trip to Milan

Spread hope, preach Christ and don’t worry about numbers, says Pope

Francis makes day-long trip to Milan

Pope urges EU leaders to ‘blaze the path of a new European humanism’

Francis addresses 27 leaders on eve of Treaty of Rome anniversary

How an Ignatian retreat can change your brain

Researchers in America found that Ignatian spiritual exercises affected the brain’s ‘feel-good’ systems

Christians in northern Iraq ‘on verge of extinction’, says aid worker

Their future depends on help from the West, according to a senior Chaldean Catholic official

Hundreds protest against new Catholic church in Indonesia

Police fired tear gas after hardline Muslims tried to break into building site

‘Lots of tears’ at chapel services, says Westminster chaplain

Fr Pat Browne says MPs and peers were ‘very shaken’ following the attack on Wednesday

Pope Francis wants Romero sites to become places of pilgrimage, says archbishop

Vatican officials are studying a miracle that could pave the way for Blessed Oscar Romero’s canonisation

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Hardened hearts can turn Catholics into atheists, says Pope Francis

Being deaf to God’s voice leads to the ‘path of unfaithfulness’, the Pope said

Cardinal Keeler, retired Archbishop of Baltimore, dies aged 86

The cardinal was known as ‘Baltimore’ by St John Paul II, according to his priest-secretary

Pope approves Fatima seers miracle

Pope Francis is likely to canonise Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta Marto during his trip to Fatima in May

Westminster attack: Pope Francis ‘assures Britain of his prayers’

In a message the Pope said he invoked ‘divine strength and peace’ upon families who were grieving

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Analysis: Did Pope Francis just condemn Communion for the remarried?

The Pope’s statements have the internet abuzz – but their importance has been exaggerated

Westminster has seen worse. Now it must show persecuted Christians that terror won’t win

London had a glimpse of the hateful ideology that Christians in Iraq and Syria know all too well

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‘The Pope said I could be re-elected’: an interview with Fra’ Matthew Festing

The former leader of the Knights of Malta speaks out for the first time since the Pope asked for his resignation

Scotland’s messianic age

For some lapsed Catholics, nationalism fills a void where spirituality once dwelt

Taylor Swift’s psalms show me how to love God

The singer’s best pop lyrics capture the highs and lows of the spiritual life

The multi-millionaire pizza magnate who decided to give his life to the Church

An interview with Tom Monaghan’s biographer

African Catholics reject Communion for the remarried. We could learn a lot from them

African thought can show the West how to put aside individualism

‘The Pope said I could be re-elected’: an interview with Fra’ Matthew Festing

The former leader of the Knights of Malta speaks out for the first time since the Pope asked for his resignation

‘Samantha sealed my bond with God’: speaking to parents of children with Down’s syndrome

Down’s syndrome is an awkward subject for the West. But we should attend to people’s experiences

A lovely gift idea for Lent

The Rosary of Our Lady of Sorrows is a wonderful read for those trying to embrace the Lenten season

Martin McGuinness helped broker peace, but he lacked the moral courage to publicly repent

McGuinness may have moved on from violence, but many victims of the IRA believe he never showed genuine remorse

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