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St Peter’s Cricket Club beat the Church of England’s XI by 43 runs

The Bosco Brothers use rap to appeal to young people

Salesians are using rap to share their faith with young people

Erica Firpo at the Empty Vatican event, where Instagrammers were allowed in to take pictures

Lucky Instagrammers had the place to themselves for one evening

Group of British priests hails the synod’s ‘brave refusal to accept ideological colonisation’

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Six of the last eight House Speakers have been Catholic

Pope Francis made the remarks in a private meeting with the World Jewish Congress

Fr Jack Murad, the Syrian priest abducted and held in captivity by IS for three months (BBC)

Fr Jack Murad said he feared for his life after he was abducted by ISIS as he speaks about the ordeal for the first time

The ruling Communist Party has called time on the controversial policy amid concerns over its ageing population

Vatican secretary of state suggests Pontiff will issue the exhortation ‘soon’