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A statue of Pope John Paul II stands outside the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City (AP). Below, a statue by Zurab Tsereteli in Paris

Statue in a Brittany town square deemed to violate the separation of Church and state

A statue of Brendan of Clonfert

The saint who sailed off on a quest for ‘the Land of Promise’

Katie Milne as St Margaret beside Archbishop Leo Cushley at Dunfermline Abbey (Photo: Paul McSherry)

Pilgrimage in honour of St Margaret of Scotland was stopped 40 years ago

The body of Miss Chiwa sits in the church of St-Victor d’Auvelais in Belgium (Source: Amor de la Verdad website)

Bishop says ceremony was intended to comfort grieving owners of chihuahua

Fr Ray's blog

Fr Ray Blake hopes to open ‘place of outreach’ in a shop in a Brighton high street

Cardinal Nichols (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Nichols said he and the Archbishop of Canterbury have ‘an implicit trust’

Archbishop Longley meets Pope Francis (CCN)

The archbishop presented the gift as a witness to persecuted Christians

Pope Francis at the Pontifical North American College (CNS)

Thirty-three per cent of Catholics say that if Francis makes an official statement on climate change, they would alter their lifestyles

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their new daughter (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

Cardinal Nichols says the arrival of a new princess is a source of joy

A Yazidi woman released by ISIS last month (Photo: PA)

The cardinal, who visited Iraq last month, says he is praying for peace in the region