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Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Cardinal Kasper tells Vatican Radio he supports ‘a realistic application of doctrine to the current situation’

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis in June (AP)

Pope Francis has quickly become the most iconic moral authority in the world today

Msgr Stephen Hrynuck, a priest of the Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, who died last week (CNS)

Msgr Stephen Hrynuck was known as ‘the holy little priest from the Church with the golden domes’

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres  (CNS)

Antonio Guterres says his agency and others working with migrants can do more

An alligator swims in  everglades waters in Florida (PA) Below: The Catholic Herald cartoon (Christian Adams)

Archbishop Gregory Aymond said that alligators should be “considered seafood”

Mordechai Pinchas, a Jewish scribe, hands over a megillah, or Hebrew scroll, to Mother Xavier McMonagle of the Tyburn Nuns (CNS)

A scroll of the Old Testament Book of Esther has been returned to the Tyburn nuns

Pope Francis greets an ambassador to the Holy See in January (AP)

Britain’s ambassador to the Holy See says it’s been a joy to see the first year of the pontificate unfold

South Korean Christians attend a protest against North Korea (AP)

Pope Francis to visit South Korea

Pontiff to beatify martyrs and celebrate youth day during first trip to Asia in August

Two of the nuns speak with journalists on the border with Lebanon earlier today (Kyodo)

Kidnapped Syrian nuns set free

Patriarch confirms women are unharmed after being taken by jihadis last December

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (Photo: CNS)

Doctors say there is no natural explanation for survival of child delivered stillborn