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Michele Ferrero is said to have named Ferrero Rocher after a sacred grotto in Lourdes

Vatican representative vows to remain in Libya in solidarity with Catholic community

Bishops make plea for unity and independence for Ukraine

Militants declaring loyalty to Islamic State in Libya single out Rome as a target

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Organisers say initiative ‘is not a survey or poll of Catholic opinion’

Pontiff urges 19 new members of College of Cardinals to beware of ‘the mortal danger of pent-up anger’

Cardinal Rodríguez says architects of financial crisis are playing golf, while millions can’t afford a home

Chaldean Catholic, whose home town is occupied by ISIS, will serve the faithful in Baghdad

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone provoked protests by adding parts of catechism to handbooks for teachers