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Pope Francis greets the crowd outside Sacred Heart Cathedral in Sarajevo on Saturday during his visit to Bosnia (CNS)

As in Northern Ireland and Lebanon, power-sharing has meant power-splitting

A convoy of Ukrainian armored vehicles move towards the front line (PA)

The worst case scenario is to offend both sides, while giving the Russian president a propaganda coup

The African Church is where Vatican II has worked (CNS)

A fully involved laity, a Church permanently in mission, and beautiful singing, the Church here thrives

The row is, above all, a challenge for Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring

The dispute between two men with vitally important tasks at the Vatican is deeply troubling

James Norton plays Canon Sidney Chambers in the TV version of the Grantchester Mysteries (ITV)

James Runcie’s Grantchester Mysteries cater for all of us who loved Agatha Christie and her contemporaries

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (PA)

Umberto Eco famously declared that Macs are Catholic and PCs are Protestant. That analogy can also be applied to the two social media giants shaping the 21st century

Camel riders pass stone pillars, a relic of the Roman Empire, in the desert city of Palmyra, central Syria (PA)

The grave threat to Palmyra should cause a collective shudder in all who love our heritage

avid Cameron meets patient Ursula Chambers during a visit to Royal Derby Hospital (PA)

It makes perfect sense for those who care for the sick to work seven days a week

Cardinal Nichols (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Nichols provides a wonderful antidote to the legalism that sees morality as a set of rules

Pope Francis talks with Cuban President Raul Castro (CNS)

The Cuban leader claims he may come back to the Church, but is it nothing more than a canny move to shift the focus from the repressive nature of his regime?