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Pope Francis appealed for renewed efforts to end the conflict in Syria in his Regina Caeli address (AP)

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Fr John Sullivan is seen in this drawing by Irish portrait artist Sean O'Sullivan. (CNS photo/courtesy Irish Jesuit Communications)

The priest gained a reputation in his lifetime for the great efficacy of his prayers. This week he even helped me

Italian police officers patrol St Peter's Square (AP)

Authorities monitored conversations between the suspects via WhatsApp

Worth Abbey Choir, in blue, sing with the Sistine Chapel Choir at the Jubilee Mass (Worth School)

A British school choir has made history by singing alongside the Sistine Chapel Choir at a papal Mass

Archbishop Eamon Martin is  Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland (PA)

The bishops have released a pastoral document ahead of next week’s elections

Bishop Bernard Fellay, centre, with SSPX priests (AP)

Fr Franz Schmidberger said that, if the society’s position were regularised, it would still speak out against ‘errors’

Italian police and Carabinieri officers on patrol in St Peter's Square (AP)

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A painting of Mary and the Christ Child is is seen in 2014 at the damaged St Thecla Orthodox monastery in the predominantly Christian town of Maaloula, Syria (CNS photo/Youssef Badawi, EPA)

Project is the ‘first concrete outcome’ of the Pope’s meeting with Patriarch Kirill

'Labour MPs are saying things that ought to embarrass moderately sophisticated sixth formers' (Photo: PA)

Labour must have nothing to do with anti-Semites if it wants to be seen as a party of government