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Children paddle in water in Navotas City, Philippines. The developing world bears the brunt of climate change (CNS photo/Ritchie B. Tongo, EPA)

Thousands have signed a petition calling on governments to act on Francis’s encyclical

Sister Sharon Holland, pictured here with Sister Agnes Mary Donovan, coordinator of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CNS)

A new era of communication has begun, however, says Sister Holland

Baroness Warsi with Pope Benedict XVI during the 2010 papal visit to Britain (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)

The role will now be taken by a parliamentary under-secretary

A Christian woman who fled from the violence in Mosul a year ago holds her daughter as her baby sleeps CNS

Six French dioceses will be joined by churches in Switzerland to highlight persecution

A banner unfurled on St Peter's Basilica during the canonisation of Pope St John Paul II (CNS)

Lanarkshire church is one of four that will receive vials

Men in traditional dress carry the East Timorese flag in the capital Dili (AP)

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A boy stands with a cross outside Sacre Coeur basilica in Paris (Photo: CNS)

Faithful urged to take extra measures by the Interior Ministry and the bishops’ conference

The college scores very high satisfaction levels among students

Nine out of 10 students say they are satisfied, a rise of six percentage points

Protesters carry signs and an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Vista, California (Photo: CNS)

Claim is made in a video released by the Center for Medical Progress

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured in 2013, is visiting Indonesia and East Timor (CNS)

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