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Schedule for Pope Francis’s visit to the Holy Land is unveiled

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem spoke about the upcoming trip (CNS)

Holy Father will visit presidents, prime ministers and refugees

The saint who is celebrated for ‘building’ up the Church

St Vincent Ferrer, centre, is shown in a detail from a polyptych by Giovanni Bellini in Venice

St Vincent Ferrer (April 5) worked as Master of the Sacred Palace for Benedict XIII

Pope Francis meets with President Obama

Pope Francis welcomed President Obama to the Vatican for a private meeting during which they were expected to discuss issues of social justice

Buckfast Abbey to unveil huge mural painted by nun

Mother Joanna Jamieson painting the mural at Buckfast Abbey Below: The mural and The Catholic Herald's cartoon

Mother Joanna Jamieson creates artwork that depicts the reconstruction of Abbey Church

Abuse survivor is named to Vatican commission combating abuse

Marie Collins, right, and Baroness Hollins at a Vatican-backed conference on abuse

Marie Collins among eight members of the new Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

The saint who was executed on Good Friday

St Margaret kneels in this portrait of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales by Daphne Pollen

St Margaret Clitherow (March 26) became a friend to persecuted Catholics in the north of England

Bishops shouldn’t try to censor the blogosphere, says priest blogger

Bishop Michael Campbell (Flickr/Mazur)

Fr Tim Finigan says Church leaders should not be using ‘personal standing to squash disagreement’ after blog controversy

Pope appoints first Oratorian bishop in England for 140 years

Bishop-elect Robert Byrne (Mazur/

Fr Robert Byrne will serve as an auxiliary bishop in Birmingham

The saint who devoted himself to scientific work

St Józef Bilczewski (March 20) was outspoken in promoting the infinite love of God during the First World War

Priest who fought for religious liberty during Soviet occupation awarded prize

Templeton Prize Laureate Tomáš Halík
(Templeton Prize / Tony Isbitt)

Fr Tomáš Halík has won the Templeton Prize