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Pope Francis has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The winner of the prestigious prize will be announced in October

The university approved the creation of the Centre in 2015, the fifth anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's historic visit to St Mary's (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The new centre at St Mary’s has the approval of the Vatican’s Secretariat of State

Fr Federico Lombardi expressed his sorrow on behalf of the Pope (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Miriam Wuolou worked as a receptionist at the Pope’s place of residence

Bishop Richard Moth has previously spoken out about over crowding in prisons (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Catholic bishops back Tory prison reforms

Bishop Richard Moth has welcomed the Government’s emphasis on rehabilitation for prisoners

John Paul II had many female friends  (AP Photo/Arturo Mari)

It makes no sense to call for the abolition of priestly celibacy on the basis of the Panorama documentary

St Valentine is the patron of love, young people and happy marriages (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

The bishops of England and Wales have encouraged single Catholics to pray to St Valentine

Pope Francis greets British actor Joseph Fiennes, his wife Maria Dolores Dieguez, and their two daughters at the  general audience in St Peter's Square  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The actor attended the Pope’s general audience with his wife and two daughters

The campaign supports abortion for babies up to birth (PA)

The ‘We Trust Women’ campaign was launched yesterday

A child looks on as migrants wait at the Slovenia border in Trnovec, Croatia (CNS photo/Antonio Bronic, Reuters)

Cardinal Parolin will meet refugees during a three-day visit to Slovenia

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, arrive at Belfast County Court (PA)

Peter Tatchell has said that the lawsuit against Ashers bakery was a ‘step too far’