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Pope Francis (AP)

Francis will offer encouragement to Catholic minority in the Balkan country

An anti-Charlie Hebdo demonstration in Pakistan (CNS)

Four students were reportedly injured in the attack

Anton Lesser as St Thomas More in Wolf Hall

Bishop Mark Davies says ‘one of the greatest Englishmen’ has been presented as ‘a scheming villain’

Emergency workers at the site of an explosion at a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City (CNS)

Francis expresses solidarity with the victims of the explosion that left three dead 70 injured

Pope Francis greets the crowds at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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Carmelite Fr Bruno Secondin meets Pope Francis (

Fr Bruno Secondin will preach to Curia on the theme ‘Servants and Prophets of the Living God’

Cosmetic surgeons at work in Caracas, Venezuela (AP)

Pontifical Council for Culture decries ‘ new cultural yoke of a singular feminine model’

Embryos under the microscope (PA)

MPs will vote on amendments to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act on Tuesday

A priest from the Diocese of Zhouzhi, China, celebrates Mass at a retreat centre in the state of New York. The priest has not been quoted in the article (Photo: CNS)

Priest speaking anonymously says Catholics reconciling in China is more important than the state of Holy See-Beijing relations

Priests arrive for the inaugural ceremony (Photo: CNS)

The ceremony was attended by Catholic and Orthodox priests