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A mother of one of the victims holds her son's picture in the village of el-Aour near Minya, south of Cairo, Egypt (Photo: PA)

Militants declaring loyalty to Islamic State in Libya single out Rome as a target

Pope Francis speaks during yesterday's Angelus address (AP)

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Bishop Schneider says a certain level 
of infiltration is ‘likely, even logical’ (CNS)

Organisers say initiative ‘is not a survey or poll of Catholic opinion’

Benedict XVI greets Pope Francis before the consistory in St Peter's Basilica  (AP)

Pontiff urges 19 new members of College of Cardinals to beware of ‘the mortal danger of pent-up anger’

Honduran Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga (AP)

Cardinal Rodríguez says architects of financial crisis are playing golf, while millions can’t afford a home

Bishop Basel Yaldo, left, with Chaldean Archbishop Djibrail Kassab of Sydney (CNS)

Chaldean Catholic, whose home town is occupied by ISIS, will serve the faithful in Baghdad

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco (CNS)

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone provoked protests by adding parts of catechism to handbooks for teachers

Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi (AP)

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Archbishop Martin of Dublin, centre (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop says he is ‘seriously concerned’ by the slow way religious congregations have responded

Benedict XVI with Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, left, and Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Gänswein says the Pope Emeritus is certain it was the right thing to do