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The canonisation will take place on Sunday morning in St Peter’s Square

An analysis of Pena Nieto’s thesis found 29 per cent of the material had been plagiarised

Witnesses say 16 year-old Oguzhan Akdin shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ while he shot the priest twice in the head

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Patriarch Aphrem II of the Syriac Orthodox Church has urged Western governments to tighten border controls to curb movement of terrorists

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis (AP)

The archbishop was asked by a child who would win if Pope Francis went head to head with him

Caitlin Dooley’s parents thought there was no hope – but now they say her astounding recovery coincided with the relic being brought to hospital

Mgr Lucio Vallejo Balda was convicted of leaking documents to Italian journalists

Objectors to assisted suicide law (PA/Andrew Milligan)

Judge Daniel Ottolia said it would cause ‘additional pain’ for patients if the bill was put on hold

Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin (AP Photo/Stefano Rellandini, Pool)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin said there said there are ‘many hopes and expectations for new developments’ in diplomacy