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Pope prays for Middle East peace with Chaldean Catholics

Pope Francis releases a dove after a meeting with Chaldean Catholics in Tbilisi (CNS)

Francis asks Jesus to free humanity from 'every division and evil'

Pope Francis greets pilgrims from Argentina during a general audience (CNS)

Pope Francis tells Argentines he can’t visit this year or next

Pontiff says trips to Africa and Asia prevent a visit to his homeland

Pope Francis releases a dove after a meeting with Chaldean Catholics in Tbilisi (CNS)

Pope prays for Middle East peace with Chaldean Catholics

Francis asks Jesus to free humanity from ‘every division and evil’

Bishop Philip Egan considers the future of Catholic education (Scott Anderson/NewsTribune via AP)

‘Put Christ at the centre of school teaching,’ urges bishop

Bishop Egan says ‘everything should be done to create an authentic Christian ethos’

Pope Francis, flanked by Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II, 2nd left, and Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili, 2nd right, reviews honour guards shortly after landing in Tbilisi this morning. The pontiff is traveling to Georgia and Azerbaijan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

The Pope urges Georgian government to put displaced people first

Pope Francis made the address after a private meeting with the Georgian president

The coffin of Father Hamel being carried out of the Rouen cathedral, Normandy, after his funeral mass on 2 August, 2016. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Mass-goer forced to film Fr Hamel’s murder speaks of ordeal

A witness to Father Hamel’s murder has spoken for the first time about what happened

An Italian Carabinieri police officer salutes as Pope Francis arrives to board an airplane in Rome's Fiumicino international airport, on his way to Tbilisi, Georgia. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis sets off on three-day visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan

The visit shows improved ties between the Holy See and the two former Soviet republics

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, opened the meeting (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Top Vatican doctrinal officials look at role of women in the Church

A three-day meeting on the subject was hosted by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Pope Francis steps out from the plane as he arrives in Poland earlier this year (AP)

Full schedule of papal trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan

The Pope’s first meeting is with President Giorgi Margvelashvili in Tbilisi, Georgia, today

Chaldean Catholics at a Mass in Scottsdale, Arizona (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Chaldean bishops order priests who fled Iraq to return home

They said priests who left without permission had to ‘regularise their status’

The Colombian government and rebels have signed a peace treaty to end Latin American's longest-running conflict (AP)

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Members of the public queuing to enter Canterbury Cathedral (PA)

Armed police patrol Canterbury Cathedral amid terrorist fears

Security has been increased following the murder of Fr Jacques Hamel

Cardinal Brenes greets well-wishers in the Nicaraguan capital Managua after receiving the red hat in 2014 (AP)

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Bob Dylan sings during his anniversary concert at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1992. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

How Bob Dylan led me to Jesus

‘Saved’ is an album slammed by the critics and yet it had a profound effect on me

Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II, left, greets Pope Francis during welcoming ceremony shortly upon his landing in Tbilisi, Georgia, today  (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

The Pope must tread extremely carefully during his visits to Georgia and Azerbaijan

Pope Francis’s three-day trip is unlikely to be win-win

Students walk between classes at the University of Kansas (AP)

Dialogue, not trigger warnings, will help us relate to each other

We should be wary of well-meaning attempts to regulate speech – even when they’re supposed to protect Catholics

'I just sat in the back pews and felt waves of peace wash over me' (Photo: Mazur)

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'I just sat in the back pews and felt waves of peace wash over me' (Photo: Mazur)

My journey from Tehran to Rome

As a Muslim-born Iranian, I first doubted God, then flirted with Nietzsche and Marxism. But the whisper of conscience kept suggesting that I go to Mass

Pope Francis with outgoing superior general Fr Adolfo Nicolás (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

The Jesuits’ next chapter

The new superior general must be holy, humorous, a good administrator and able to lead the Society’s worldwide efforts for justice

Cardinal Kasper: the Buenos Aires letter doesn't back his proposal (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Amoris Laetitia is destined to be forgotten

Its ambiguity cannot be retroactively clarified by private letters

Bronze statue of Archangel Michael, Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome (Wuestenigel)

Five magnificent shrines to St Michael from around the world

Here are some of the most intriguing shrines to visit on St Michael’s feast day

Merchandise on sale at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool (PA)

A Catholic in Corbyn’s Labour

Could Corbyn’s leadership be good news for Catholic Labour voters?

Seminarians relax at the Society of St Pius X seminary in Econe, Switzerland (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

If we want better bishops we must first look at our seminaries

Seminaries need to be replaced with a new way of training our priests

Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria (Gareth Gatrell/ITV)

The TV version of Queen Victoria does justice to a truly great monarch

Victoria was by no means a model constitutional monarch, but she remains a fascinating figure in British history

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