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Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope said he simply wanted to understand the suffering that politicians ’cause to the poor’

Leonard Cohen performs at Glastonbury Festival in 2008 (Photo: PA)

Vatican cardinal quotes lyrics while an archbishop hails him as ‘one of the voices of the age’

President-elect Donald Trump pumps his fist after giving his acceptance speech as his wife Melania Trump, right, and their son Barron Trump follow him during his election night rally in New York (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trend continues of Catholics voting for the winning presidential candidate

Donald Trump makes his acceptance speech in New York (PA)

Highlights from the Catholic world’s reaction to Trump’s victory

Denver, Colorado (AP)

Colorado will allow doctors to prescribe lethal substances to the terminally ill

Donald Trump speaks during a rally (AP)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, said it was ‘too premature to make judgments’ about Trump’s stance on immigration

Archbishop Justin Welby (AP)

Archbishop Justin Welby has said Government officials dismiss Christians as ‘a bit bonkers’

Comedians Peter Cook and Dudley Moore rehearsing their "Leaping Nuns" in comedy sketch show

Comedy duo Peter Cook and Dudley Moore made the show about Jesus’s acquaintances in 1964

Father Frank Pavone (CNS)

Fr Frank Pavone posted videos featuring an aborted foetus to Facebook and YouTube

The couple have been fostering the children since early 2016 (Flckr/ Kat Grigg)

The foster parents believe that children need a mother and a father