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The Pope has issued a letter in which he describes capital punishment as ‘cruel, inhumane and degrading’

Oscar Romero was beatified in May (AP)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols speaks at ecumenical service for Oscar Romero

Cardinal gives homily during historic ceremony in Leicester on Sunday

Bishops say Marian emails and texts circulated in Ivory Coast may disturb public order

The cardinal says he hopes the synod would find a ‘common answer, with a large majority’

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‘The teachers are not being paid. The schools are in bad shape,’ says Bishop Launay Saturne

The blood last liquefied in a pope’s presence in 1848

The new bishop will be installed on May 28, the 50th anniversary of the diocese

‘It is reckless to think of military interventions,’ says Melkite Patriarch Gregory III Laham