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Religious orders have become clearer about their own identity, according to Fr Jamison (Photo:Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Forty-five women joined religious orders last year, according to official figures

Fr Rossi was a professor of spirituality at the Pontifical Gregorian University where

The body of Fr Lanfranco Rossi was found near a retreat centre in Zagarolo, 21 miles south of Italy’s capital

People Cuba's national flag during Benedict XVI's 2012 visit to the country (CNS)

The Pope will make a stop in Cuba prior to his visit to the US in September

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (CNS)

A referendum on same-sex marriage is being held in Ireland on May 22

The Syro-Malabar community in England is growing (CNS)

Two newly established Personal Parishes are thought to be the first for Syro-Malabar Catholics in Europe

Metropolitan Boulos, left, and Yohanna Ibrahim, kidnapped two years ago today

Greek Orthodox patriarch makes appeal for kidnapped prelates, one of them his brother

Police apparently foiled attacks on two churches in the city (AP)

An alleged Islamic extremist planned to attack two churches, according to reports

Blessed Louis and Marie Zélie Guerin Martin, the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux  (CNS photo/courtesy of Sanctuary of Lisieux)

Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are expected to be declared saints at the family synod in October and their relics will tour the UK next month

Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai: 'We pray for all the martyrs who were killed' (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Migrants arrive at Zefyros beach near the coast of Rhodes, Greece (CNS)

Cardinal Marx says migrant deaths represent a ‘defeat for everything that makes the European Union a community of values’