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Rescue workers stand at the wreckage site of a chartered airplane that crashed in a mountainous area outside Medellin, Colombia (AP)

71 people, including members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense, died in the crash late on Monday

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala during a private audience yesterday (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kennedy said the Pope will visit Ireland in 2018 for the World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope said vocations exist, but need to be proposed in the right way

Cardinal Zen (AP)

The cardinal said if the Vatican cannot get a ‘good deal’ from the Chinese government then it must walk away from negotiations

Paul Nuttall (AP)

Ukip elects Catholic as its new leader

Paul Nuttall won the leadership contest with 62.6 per cent of the vote

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (AP)

Pope Francis to visit Ireland in 2018

Enda Kenny tweets confirmation that the Pope will visit Ireland for the World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis speaking in St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP)

Francis spoke in St Peter’s Square on the First Sunday of Advent

The murder took place in the city of Cali (Creative Commons/ Doug Wash)

Colombian Archbishop Mejia was celebrating the Mass where the fatal shooting occurred

Actor Andrew Garfield, director Martin Scorsese, and producer Emma Koskoff pose during a press conference for Silence (AP)

Trailer for Scorsese’s Jesuit epic released

The film about two Jesuit priests in Japan is already expected to receive Oscar nominations

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