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Norah Smith, 95, says she prays to the Venerable Margaret Sinclair every day

Four inspirational women will be honoured at a luncheon event in central London in October

In his general audience, Francis continued his series of talks about the family in anticipation of September’s celebration of the World Meeting of Families

Cardinal Timothy Dolan was speaking to nearly 2,000 young people at a Steubenville youth conference in New York

Pope Francis has chosen ‘Overcome indifference and win peace’ as the theme for the Church’s celebration on January 1

Rabbi Gopstein, who heads the Jewish anti-assimilation movement Lehava, said in early August that ‘churches and mosques could be burned’

During the papal visit to the US, Francis will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families

Paul Inwood was among 90 composers to submit a composition to the Vatican

The Syrian Observatory on Human Rights has reported a group of elderly Christians kidnapped by Islamists in February have been freed