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Firefighters hose water to put out the fire in the basilica in Nantes (PA)

A fire broke out at the church in France this morning

James MacMillan presenting a manuscript to Prince Charles (PA)

Leading classical music composer recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki of Poznan, Poland, right, speaking with Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne at last year's synod on the family (CNS)

Polish Church delegates will ‘stick to the understanding of Paul VI and John Paul II’, according to a bishops’ conference spokesman

Pope Francis holds a dove before his weekly audience in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

The environment encyclical Laudato Si will be published on Thursday

Displaced Iraqi children stand in a classroom of a school used as a shelter in the city of Ramadi (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Moshe says Iraqi Christians most of all want to return to their homes

Cardinal Nichols in the crypt of Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Diocese of Westminster)

Cardinal Wiseman and his successor Cardinal Manning remembered at Westminster Cathedral

The order of service for the funeral taking place at St John the Evangelist church near Fort William (Photo: PA)

The funeral was held at a church attended by Mr Kennedy and his parents for 40 years

Oxford is famously known as the 'city of dreaming spires' (PA)

Oxford has a disproprotionately high population of homeless people

St Austin's, Grassendale, is a grade II-listed church

The final Mass at St Austin’s, Grassendale, was held last week

Bishop Leo O’Reilly of Kilmore, Ireland (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Leo O’Reilly is asking his fellow bishops to consider the idea