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Pope Francis in Africa (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Many of us were taught at school that Christian missionaries forced the Africans to give up a non-Christian way of life

Pope Francis with the statue of Our Lady of Fatima in St Peter's Square (AP)

The Holy Father is never afraid to show that he defers to Our Lady

A Stock picture of the RTE logo at Bloom, Ireland's largest garden festival (PA)

We must continue to promote the Angelus despite hostility to the Church

A nun prays the Rosary (CNS photo/Massimiliano Migliorato, Catholic Press Photo)

Please support the Dominicans as they approach this milestone in their history

A girl dresses as St Isabella of France for an All Saints' Day pageant (Photo: CNS)

Dressing up as saints or in white robes can help children understand the soul of a saint

A woman takes a selfie on a bridge over the river Thames  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

No parent would choose the name Narcissus for their baby these days

St Maria Goretti

St Maria Goretti showed no hesitation in forgiving her killer – and later appeared to him

A boy holds a holy card and rosary as students wait for Pope Francis in Harlem last month (CNS)

We need to get beyond the idea that the rosary is just for extremely pious Catholics

St Jerome by Caravaggio

What St Jerome can teach internet trolls

And today Catholic trolls act with all the greater arrogance, hypocritically posting laundry lists

Students from the Archdiocese of Calcutta take part in a walk for peace against human trafficking (CNS photo/Piyal Adhikary, EPA)

Please support Fr Dominic Robinson who is walking the Ignatian Camino, to raise money for victims