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Francis addresses cardinals in the synod hall in February (CNS)

Officials present working document for crucial synod of bishop in October

Israeli soldiers take part in an operation to locate three Israeli teens

The chancellor of the Latin Patriarchate appealed for the youths to be returned home

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Print Edition: June 26 2014

This week we bring you an exclusive report on the ISIS fighters who attended Catholic schools in the UK and the course which is transforming teenagers into evangelists. Madeleine Teahan talks with the mother who prayed to Fulton Sheen to save her baby’s life, Simon Caldwell reveals ten amazingly saintly British converts and Mary Teresa […]

Members of Tuam Home Graveyard Committee on the site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother and baby home, Galway (PA)

Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has expressed support for a judicial inquiry

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Judge who ruled against Christian B&B owners has said she may have been wrong

Pope Francis (CNS) Below: Video of Pope Francis on John the Baptist (RomeReports)

John the Baptist knew his role was ‘to prepare people for an encounter with the Lord,” says Francis

Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo Aziagbia Below: The bishop's diocesan compound has provided shelter to more than 45,000 people (CNS)

Bishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia had been kidnapped by Seleka Islamists

ISIS militants standing by a captured Iraqi Army vehicle last week (PA)

Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop Saad Sirop says Christians are ‘afraid of what is going to happen’

Meriam Ibrahim pictured on her wedding day

Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested in Sudan

Ibrahim was accused of apostasy and was forced to give birth in prison

'There is an urgent need for a full and confident articulation of the whole of the Church’s social teaching' (AP)

International Theological Commission says Church leaders must pay heed to ‘sense of the faithful’