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Mgr Marcus Stock, Bishop-elect of Leeds (Mazur)

Mgr Marcus Stock appointed Bishop of Leeds

‘I am overwhelmed at the trust which the Holy Father has placed in me,’ says bishop-elect.

Pope Francis prays by the gravestones of an Austro-Hungarian cemetery in Fogliano di Redipuglia, northern Italy (CNS)

Pope makes comments at Italy’s largest war memorial

The Rev Ian Paisley (Photo: PA)

The Rev Ian Paisley dies aged 88

Martin McGuinness, his former deputy minister, has paid tribute to the peace-building of his later life

Pope Francis receiving the Copa Libertadores trophy from players and officials from San Lorenzo (CNS)

Argentine football club has enjoyed a revival in its fortunes since the pontiff’s election

President Obama at the White House last night Below: A video of his address

US president lays out strategy for combating ISIS advance

Our cartoon (Christian Adams)

Parchments will soon only be available from the Vatican after a crackdown on shops selling them

SPUC will not be allowed to take part in this weekend's freshers' fair at Dundee University

SPUC not permitted to host a stall at Dundee University freshers event

Members of the St Peter's cricket team, from left, Deepak Anto, captain Anthony Currer, Ajeesh George, Davidson Jestus, and Pratheesh Thomas (PA)

Team to bring bat signed by Francis with them on tour of England

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople embrace during an ecumenical celebration in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem in May (CNS)

Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and visit to Turkey-Iraq border could take place

Cardinal Seán Brady (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Cardinal urges flock to give successor ‘the same whole-hearted support and faith-filled loyalty’ they showed him