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Martyrs and youth the focus of Pope’s visit to South Korea

The Pope will celebrate Mass in Daejon’s World Cup Stadium during his visit to South Korea (PA)

Francis will also celebrate a Mass for peace and reconciliation in Seoul

Archbishop Welby meets Vatican cricket team ahead of historic match

Archbishop Justin Welby throws up a ball while meeting members of St Peter's Cricket Club (CNS) Below: The Catholic Herald cartoon (Christian Adams)

Match to be played between St Peter’s Cricket Club and Church of England XI in September

Foreign intervention won’t help Iraq, says Baghdad archbishop

Archbishop Jean Sleiman (CNS)

Archbishop of Baghdad believes Iraqi leaders must work together to stop Isis

Cardinal: we must stop tolerating sexual violence as a part of war

Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Photo: Mazur/

Cardinal Nichols was speaking at a summit hosted by William Hague and Angelina Jolie

Emigration has left Eritrea ‘desolate’, say bishops

Eritrean migrants in Lampadusa

Thousands are leaving the oppressive country to seek asylum

The saint who is venerated as the first English martyr

A 13th-century manuscript at Trinity College Library, Dublin, shows the executioner’s eyes falling out as he kills the saint

St Alban (June 22) is venerated by Anglicans, Catholics and Orthodox Christians

Rio archdiocese threatens to sue Italian TV station over World Cup advert

Christ the Redeemer statue  in Rio de Janeiro (CNS)

Christ the Redeemer statue shown in an Italian football shirt in advert on Rai

‘Alleged Trojan Horse plot has nothing to do with faith schools’

Nansen primary school is one of five Birmingham schools placed in special measures (CNS)

Catholic Education Service says ‘many people are confusing extremism with religion’

D-Day landings: Pope pays tribute to ‘heavy sacrifice’ of soldiers

William Ness, 12th Yorkshire Parachute Battalion, pictured during a commemorative ceremony at Memorial Pegasus near Ouistreham, France (Photo: PA)

In message to French bishops Pope remembers soldiers who fought Nazism

Archbishop invites Pope Francis to Glasgow to remember Jesuit martyr

Archbishop Tartaglia (Photo: PA). Below, a portrait of St John Ogilvie by Peter Howson which hangs in St Andrew's Cathedral in Glasgow

Pope invited to mark 400th anniversary of St John Ogilvie’s martyrdom next March