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Basilica packed for Mass marking the church’s dedication

Some see it as a bit of light-hearted fun, others as a serious distraction from the Gospel

Pilgrims are taking part in the International Jubilee Meeting of Altar Servers

International Jubilee Meeting of Altar Servers is underway

Garima Gospels are believed to be oldest illustrated Christian manuscripts

Benedict XVI applauds Convention on Cluster Munitions

Dr Oscar Biscet was jailed by Fidel Castro after he criticised abortion

Veteran Swiss Guard Josef Schmidt gives his last interview

Theologian reflects on Ugandan martyr’s sacrifice

Documentary captures archbishop’s compassion and charisma