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Staff at the School of the Annunciation will help teach a distance-learning course at the Franciscan University of Steubenville

School of the Annunciation signs agreement with the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio

Bishop Philip Egan (Photo: Mazur/

Bishop Egan makes remark at Mass welcoming the relics of Blesseds Louis and Zélie Martin

Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy (Photo: CNS)

The cardinal strongly denies allegations heard by the Royal Commission in Australia

Pope Francis spoke about families today (PA)

Pope Francis discussed the role of parents in educating children at today’s General Audience

Fr Lucie-Smith describes Facebook users as a congregation (PA)

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith’s theory on social media’s religious divide is expressed in this week’s Catholic Herald

Jean Vanier toasts his Templeton Prize success (Mazur/

L’Arche founder recognised for making ‘an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension’

The relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin at the Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface in Plymouth (Mazur/

The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux’s parents are being taken on a week-long tour of England

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Bakery outside Belfast County Court (PA)

Ashers Bakery refused to make a cake with an image of Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie and the phrase, ‘Support gay marriage’

A young man paints a portrait of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero as part of the preparations for the 35th anniversary of Romero's death in San Salvador, El Salvador (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)

Caritas Internationalis adopted the martyr at their conference in Rome

Mgr Patrick McKinney, the new Bishop of Nottingham

Mgr Patrick McKinney replaces Archbishop Malcolm McMahon as leader of the Nottingham diocese