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Print Edition 18/4/2014

This week we tell you all you need to know about the new Bishop of Brentwood and include extensive coverage of the Vatican conference on human trafficking, organised by the bishops of England and Wales. Francis Phillips interviews the former rock journalist who says the Church helped her to heal the wounds of sexual abuse. […]

A Syrian church left empty after a mortar attack. The faithful face their darkest Easter in many years (AP)

Maronite archbishop of Damascus tells faithful: we are abandoned to Providence

Daily Readings: April 20-26

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Easter Sunday, Acts 10:34, 37-43; Ps 118; Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6-8; Jn 20:1-9 (Year A)

A winged lion in a stained-glass window symbolises St Mark the Evangelist

St Mark the Evangelist (April 25) is traditionally thought to be the interpreter of the Apostle Peter

Mgr Stock has said that Pope Francis does not want answers to the questionaire published (Mazur)

Mgr Marcus Stock has defended the decision not to publish respondents’ answers

The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Sociologist and professor Margaret Archer named president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

The Catholic Herald's cartoon inspired by ICN's Vatican hawk hoax (Christian Adams) Below: How The Guardian reported the story

Pulitzer Prize-winning Guardian among outlets to reproduce April Fool’s report

Thousands of internally displaced people take refuge at a Catholic church in Malakal, South Sudan earlier this year (CNS)

‘We are disheartened by the tendency of our leaders to use war and violence,’ say Church officials in statement

Pope Francis delivering his unscripted homily on Sunday (PA) Below Video via RomeReports.com

Pontiff delivers unscripted speech to crowds in St Peter’s Square