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Cardinal John Njue carries a cross as he leads the Stations of the Cross from Holy Family Basilica along a street  in the Kenyan capital (CNS)

‘We need to constantly invoke God’s name,’ says Cardinal John Njue of Nairobi

Pope Francis spoke about the persecuted Church (Photo: CNS)

The Pope urged the international community ‘not to remain mute’ in the face of such persecution

Bishop O'Donoghue presents his Fit for Mission? documents to Benedict XVI

Retired Bishop of Lancaster was recalling row with Labour MP over Fit for Mission document

Pall bearers carry the body of Pope John Paul II through a packed St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Catholic Herald’s report on the passing of the Polish pontiff from 2005

Bishop Philip Egan (Flickr/Mazur)

Bishop Egan appeals for prayers ahead of the synod on the family in October

Supporters of Muhammadu Buhari celebrate his election victory (PA)

Cardinal John Onaiyekan calls on Muhammadu Buhari to stop Islamist violence and promote national cohesion

Cardinal Nichols at the Chrism Mass (Diocese of Westminster/Mazur)

Archbishop of Westminster says family synod is ‘a time of prayerful discernment’ in Chrism Mass homily

Bishop Juan Barros is shielded as he leaves his installation (PA)

The Congregation for Bishops did not find ‘objective reasons to preclude the appointment’, according to statement

Archbishop Longley entrusting the relic at Wolverhampton Carmel (Flickr/Mazur)

Archbishop Bernard Longley commemorated the 500th anniversary of the birth of St Teresa of Avila

Luca Toni in action for Hellas Verona in February (PA)

Luca Toni reportedly failed to pay church taxes while playing for Bayern Munich in Germany