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Bishop Declan Lang will lead a delegation of bishops from Europe, South Africa and North America later this month

A MOAS rescuer helps a child after a refugee boat capsized off a remote Greek island. Credit: Robert Young Pelton / MOAS.EU @2016

A two-year old became the first refugee to drown in 2016, as a migrant dinghy capsized while crossing the Aegean Sea

Sir Jack Stewart-Clark will take a dramatisation of the last days of Christ to one of Italy’s biggest prisons

‘Let us pass through the Holy Door of Mercy knowing the Virgin Mary is at our side,’ the Pope said

The Holy See has announced that its ‘comprehensive agreement’ with the ‘State of Palestine’ has now been put into effect

Archbishop Fisher was hospitalised after contracting Guillain-Barré syndrome, a condition that affects the nervous system

Francis was speaking after reciting the Angelus on the first Sunday of the New Year

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As 2016 begins, Francis says ‘good always triumphs, even if in some moments it may seem weaker and hidden’

The bishops say the government’s nuclear energy plans are unaffordable