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A volunteer holds posters of killed Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero at a church in San Salvador (Photo: CNS)

Postulator says Benedict ‘unblocked’ the Cause two years ago

Pope Francis arrives for his General Audience this morning (PA)

Pope Francis also reflected on the importance of fathers during General Audience

A boy takes part in a commemoration of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero near the 30th anniversary of his death March 20 in San Salvador (CNS)

Archbishop’s killers ‘wanted to attack the Church that flowed from Vatican II’, says Cause promoter

Assyrians troops are preparing to take back Nineveh from ISIS

Iraqi Christians form militia to fight ISIS

Group aims to take back Nineveh Plains from Islamists

The BBC has been criticised for failing to prioritise religious coverage (PA)

The corporation has scrapped the role of Commissioning Editor for Religion

Pope Francis leaves St Peter's Basilica after celebrating the Mass for religious (AP/Andrew Medichini)

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Bishop Sherrington condemned the move

Bishop John Sherrington says the Church remains opposed to procedures where the destruction of human embryos is part of the process

A displaced woman and child flee violence from ISIS in Sinjar, Iraq (CNS)

Violence against women ‘tears at the very fabric of society’, says Vatican diplomat

Shadow health minister Luciana Berger speaks in the House of Commons debate (PA)

Amendment to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act passed in the House of Commons

Archbishop Oscar Romero (CNS)

Archbishop from El Salvador was ‘killed in hatred of the Faith’, says Vatican