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An untested sample of the cell had been kept in a garage in Cornwall for several decades

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Some have attributed to the rise to a ‘Benedict bounce’ triggered by the former Pope’s visit in 2010

Gates, who is from a Catholic family, describes contraception as ‘one of the greatest anti-poverty innovations the world has ever known’

Pope Francis reportedly said Europe ‘will no longer count for anything in the world’ if it does not federalize

Bishop Douglas Crosby said equating women’s rights with abortion was ‘erroneous, confusing and misguided’

Archbishop Diego Padron Sanchez accused the government of trying to install a Marxist dictatorship

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments called for bishops to set up guidelines for bread and wine bought in supermarkets and over the internet

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service found that 51.2 per cent of 60,592 women who went for abortions at its clinics had been using at least one form of contraception

Fr Philip Mulryne earned 27 caps for Northern Ireland, and also played for Norwich City, Cardiff City and Leyton Orient