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Reports: Pope Francis to visit Turkey in November

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople embrace during an ecumenical celebration in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem in May (CNS)

Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and visit to Turkey-Iraq border could take place

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal Seán Brady

Cardinal Seán Brady (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Cardinal urges flock to give successor ‘the same whole-hearted support and faith-filled loyalty’ they showed him

Cardinal to preach at cathedral in front of remains of Richard III

Richard III

Cardinal Nichols will also celebrate Requiem Mass for Catholic king

Catholics mourn leading pro-life MP Jim Dobbin

Jim Dobbin: A staunch defender of the unborn

The Labour MP, who died on a trip to Poland, was at the forefront of efforts to defend life in Britain

The saint who spent two years continually standing

A detail from an icon of St John Chrysostom surrounded by scenes from his life

St John Chrysostom (September 13) preached for a decade from Antioch’s cathedral, the Golden Church

Cameron not ruling out military action against Islamic State

Prime Minister David Cameron (AP)

Conservative whips canvassing their party’s MPs over whether they would support military action

Prince Charles supports Iraqi Christians facing ‘diabolic evil’

Prince Charles: 'Words seem inadequate at such an unimaginable time of suffering'

Prince of Wales says he is ‘heartbroken’ by the ‘barbaric persecution’ of religious minorities at hands of ISIS

Pope Francis phones to comfort priest at refugee camp in Iraq

A displaced woman and child flee Islamic State in Sinjar, Iraq (Photo: CNS)

The priest had sent a message telling the Pope: ‘I’m afraid of losing your children’

Scotland’s archbishops urge Catholics to vote in referendum

A sign outside the Scottish parliament advertising the date of the referendum (Photo: PA)

Scots encouraged to vote ‘in accordance with their prayerful judgment’

The saint who tried (and failed) to live in obscurity

A sculpture showing monks bearing St Cuthbert's coffin

St Cuthbert retired to an island and would only open his window to give blessings