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Visiting isolated and lonely people has immense economic benefit, study suggests

Open Doors list of most dangerous countries dominated by Islamic nations

The British actor is playing a fictional pontiff in a new series expected to be screened later this year

A suspected member of ISIS has killed at least 10 people in a suicide bombing in the Turkish capital

Ambassador Nigel Baker commemorated the 250th anniversary of James Francis Edward Stuart’s state funeral

A delegation of bishops from the Holy Land Coordination was turned away from the Cremisan Valley

Francis celebrated Mass to mark the feast day of Jesus’s baptism in the River Jordan

The Pope spoke to members of the diplomatic corps in the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace

Pope Francis discussed migration, terrorism and mercy during his annual address to diplomats

In The Name of God is Mercy, the Pontiff also addresses homosexuality, prisoners and Church corruption