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Cardinal Turkson said that it is "plausible" that Pope Francis may write a new encyclical letter on Just War Theory (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
Forensic officers at the scene in Kilcronin Close, west Dublin, where a man was shot dead about two hours after a suspected dissident republican was murdered in a pub (PA)

The archbishop spoke out after two people were shot dead in two hours

Bishop Brignall said that some would be shocked by the decision (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The Bishop of Wrexham, announcing the closure of 22 churches by 2020, says some changes will begin ‘within weeks’

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Sister Clare Maria Crockett

Sister Clare Maria Crockett, from Northern Ireland, was teaching children to play guitar when  the earthquake struck

Bishop Mark O'Toole has asked the laity to pray the Rosary once a week (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Mark O’Toole has written to the faithful urging them to do more to encourage vocations

Pope Francis will release the document next week  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The apostolic exhortation will be called ‘Amoris Laetitia’, the Vatican has announced

People gather for a memorial on the street as a second vigil has been held for a Muslim shopkeeper who was killed (PA)

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia said ‘peace and brotherhood’ must prevail

Bishop Declan Lang highlighted the plight of persecuted Christians (©Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The Bishop of Clifton has said Catholics must not limit their solidarity to people of faith

Bishop John Arnold encouraged refugees and asylum seekers to learn English (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Bishop John Arnold met asylum seekers last week in Manchester