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Photo taken on September 14, 2016, shows the rubble of destroyed buildings in the Bani Zeid district of Syria's Aleppo (AP)

The Bishop of Clifton said that violence against civilians can never be justified

Archbishop Cushley launched the app alongside a bagpipe player (Scottish Catholic Media Office)

The new app will help Catholics discover where their nearest Mass and Confession is taking place

Pope Francis prays after he closed the Holy Door of St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican (AP)

What we have learned from Pope Francis’s apostolic letter concluding Year of Mercy

Archbishop Fulton Sheen is pictured in an undated photo (CNS files)

Archbishop Sheen’s Cause may now restart after being suspended for two years

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience at St. Peter's Square on Wednesday (PA)

The Pope spoke out after a letter from four cardinals asked for clarification of Amoris Laetitia

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Anti-terrorism drills at a railway station in Paris (PA)

Aid to the Church in Need say one in five countries has experienced Islamist violence since mid-2014

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope’s statement to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops on the fifth Encuentro, a period of reflection and focus on Latino Catholics

Cardinal Nichols and Archbishop Welby at Vespers (Mazur/

The Archbishop of Canterbury joined Cardinal Vincent Nichols for the closing of the Door of Mercy at Westminster Cathedral

There is disagreement amongst university students about the role of pro-life societies (PA)

Undergraduates are raising petitions and motions calling to ‘de-ratify’ pro-life student bodies in universities