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The Pontiff told the faithful that Christians must demonstrate to the world how to display acts of mercy towards others

Cafod is amongst the aid agencies unable to enter the Syrian city because of heavy fighting

Pope Francis surprised nuns with the spontaneous visit to two convents north of Rome

The gymnastics star has revealed that she carries a white rosary in her gym bag

The increase in security measures comes after a spate of Islamist attacks in France

‘If every parish in the country did the same it might at last wake up our political classes to the scale of the suffering,’ Aid to the Church in Need has said

The plight of Brazil’s indigenous people should be centre stage at the Games, a spokesman said

Representatives of the Missionaries of Charity say they have plans for regular special Masses and prayer meetings to mark the canonisation that will take place on September 4

Despite military defeats suffered by ISIS, Iraqi Christians say minority groups in the country face further uncertainty

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