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Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

‘Poverty and the ability to praise the Lord’ are the signs of a true apostle, Pontiff says in homily

Bishop Alan Hopes (© Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

New Bishop of East Anglia appointed

Bishop Alan Hopes suceeds to seat vacant since 2011

Paschal Uche (second left) welcomes Pope Benedict XVI, on behalf of Britain's young people, as the Pope sit on the steps of Westminster Cathedral, in central London, after celebrating Mass (Photo: PA)

Mr Uche has been accepted for seminary training by Bishop Thomas McMahon of Brentwood.

Bishop Egan admires Pope Francis's pastoral approach (Mazur)

Bishop Egan has told priests that their social skills are critical for successful evangelisation

The bronze plaque depicting the story of St Dominic and the Rosary

A bronze plaque depicting the story of St Dominic and the Rosary to be sold this week

Ann Widdecombe: Church thinking on abuse mirrored that of society in general

Widespread ideas about nature of paedophilia in 1970s and 80s influenced decisions, says former MP

Bishop Davies said that in a decade Christianity will be the faith of a “significant minority” in Britain. (Mazur)

Bishop Mark Davies says Christianity being marginalised is ‘not an entirely negative development’

Pope Francis at a Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae (CNS)

Holy Spirit and ‘spirit of this world’ don’t mix, says Pontiff

Protesters against same-sex marriage in Paris last month (AP)

Resistance against law continues in France

Crowds attend the Big IF London organised by Enough Food for Everyone IF in Hyde Park, London. Photo: PA

Thousands attended a service on Saturday to pray for an end to world hunger