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Marian processions, such as this one at the Vatican, have made a surprise comeback in England (CNS)

Procession has increased five times in size since its return

A statue of Mary and the child Jesus is carried in procession as Pope Francis leads a Marian prayer service in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop McMahon and Missionaries of Charity are to lead hundreds of people through the city

A page from John's Gospel.

The project, which includes 5,000 illustrations, took 10 years to finish

Benedict XVI pictured in Cuba in 2012 (CNS)

Summary of letter from the Pope Emeritus to Cardinal Bertone published by Italian newspaper

Bishop Mark O'Toole (Mazur/Flickr)

Bishop Mark O’Toole praises ‘the fidelity of those who like to attend Mass in the Extraordinary Form’

Earthmovers clear the debris at the site of a building that collapsed in an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal earlier today (PA)

Catholic aid agency says people fear more buildings will collapse after 7.4 magnitude earthquake

Pope Francis prays in front of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a Marian vigil in St Peter's Square in 2013 (CNS)

The diocese of Leiria-Fátima says Francis’s visit will coincide with the centenary of the Apparitions of Fatima

Blessed Louis and Marie Zélie Guerin Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux  (CNS photo/courtesy of Sanctuary of Lisieux)

Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are expected to be declared saints at the family synod in October and their relics will tour the UK next month

A painting of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

The library at Ushaw College may have unearthed a previously unknown score by the early 18th century Italian composer

The Oratory school is heavily oversubscribed

High Court overturns ruling by the Office of the Schools Adjudicator