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Pope witnesses marriage of 20 couples in St Peter’s

Newly married couples attend a wedding ceremony witnessed by Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica (AP) Below: A video of the ceremony (CTV)

Marriage is a symbol of ‘real life’, Pope tells newlyweds in Rome

Cardinal Nichols welcomes Royal baby news

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that they are expecting their second child (Photo: PA)

‘Our prayers are with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,’ says Cardinal Nichols

Tom Watson: ‘British politics needs an injection of love and kindness’

Tom Watson MP (PA)

Labour MP discusses politics, faith and Pope Francis in an exclusive interview with The Herald

Bishop calls for young to bear witness to faith in all walks of life

Bishop Davies was speaking at the Youth 2000 prayer festival (Diocese of Shrewsbury)

The Bishop of Shrewsbury appealed to the young to follow Church teaching

David Cameron: Government departments must consider impact of policies on the family

David Cameron (PA)

The Prime Minister has announced several policy initiatives relevant to families

Anglicans joining Ordinariate are like ‘hobbits in search of treasure’

Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (CNS)

Mgr Newton discusses ‘one of his favourite children’s books’ in Sunday homily

Beatification of Pope John Paul I moves closer

Pope John Paul I who was also known as 'The Smiling Pope' (CNS)

Document advancing beatification of ‘the Smiling Pope’ will be submitted this autumn

Protestants try to calm row ahead of Luther celebration

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Catholic Church invited to join commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Ballot sheets from 1903 conclave to be sold at auction

The ballot sheet used to count votes at the 1903 conclave

The two sheets, which escaped being burnt, have a starting price of £500

Archbishop Nichols: Travelling in a Mercedes made me feel uneasy

Archbishop Vincent 
Nichols (Photo: Mazur/

Archbishop was speaking at a Mass with seminarians at Walsingham