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Fr Raniero Cantalamessa at the Alpha Course's Leadership Conference

Fr Raniero Cantalamessa at the Alpha Course’s Leadership Conference in London

Bishop Mark Davies (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

In March 500 priests in Britain signed a letter urging those attending this year’s family synod to issue a ‘firm proclamation’ upholding Church teaching

Cardinal Pell spoke after the conference on the family (CNS)

The cardinal was speaking at the Voice of the Family conference in Rome on Saturday

Cuban President Raul Castro gestures as he leaves a private meeting with Pope Francis on Sunday (CNS)

Cuban president says he will attend papal masses during Francis’s vist to Cuba in September

A pilgrim form Ecuador holds her country's flag on Copacabana beach,  Rio de Janeiro, at the World Youth Day opening Mass in 2013 (CNS)

Pope Francis will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay in July

Cuban president Raúl Castro meets Pope Francis on Sunday (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

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Syrian artist Essa Neima in his studio in Washington (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Essa Neima was inspired to paint after the murder of his friend, Fr Frans van der Lugt

The statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candlelit vigil at the shrine in Portugal (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

“There is no fourth secret and there are no other hidden secrets,” says Cardinal Amato

David and Samantha Cameron pose outside 10 Downing Street (Photo: PA)

Cardinal says new Government must give attention to the ‘needs of the poorest’

Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha (PA)

Right to Life says pro-life candidates ‘tended to do well’ at the ballot box