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Fr Laurence Soper was arrested in 2010 but disappeared after failing to answer bail

Some writers warned of future internal strife in the Church, while others examined the historical precedents

But the Church in Burma grew ‘even amid the most suffocating oppressions’, Cardinal Bo said

Pope Francis said the question was ‘obscure’ and required study

Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman says he wants to ‘ask for forgiveness’ from the Pope

The cardinal said the Church had gained a better understanding of the perspective of the victim

The number of Oratorian communities has doubled in England in just three years

Researchers have kept embryos alive in a laboratory for 13 days

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The cardinal said that if the Pope had wanted to change the discipline, he would have given a full explanation