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The Shroud of Turin on display in Turin (CNS)

Pope Francis to visit Turin Shroud

More than one million people have booked tickets to see the relic which has gone display at Turin Cathedral

Migrants wait to disembark in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo (PA)

On Sunday a boat carrying 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, with only 28 people rescued so far

A screen shot from the video

Terrorists release propaganda video showing two massacres of Christians from Ethiopia

Pope Francis delivers his Regina Caeli address (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Cardinal Bechara Rai (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Maronite Catholic patriarch briefs ambassadors on Middle East crisis

Cardinal Francis George died on Friday, aged 78 (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Former Archbishop of Chicago was known as the ‘American Ratzinger’ because of his intellectual gifts

The Oratory school is heavily oversubscribed

High Court overturns ruling by the Office of the Schools Adjudicator

In 2013, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled Saguenay could keep its prayer tradition, but the Supreme Court of Canada reversed that ruling (PA)

In the name of neutrality of state, nine judges agreed that prayers should not be allowed at council meetings anymore

150 candles are placed in the Cologne Cathedral memory of the victims of the Germanwings plane crash last month in the French Alps (PA)

Around 1400 people attended a memorial service for the victims of the Germanwings flight which crashed in the Alps in March

A nun waves a Vatican flag while attending Mass with St John Paul II in Havana in 1998

Francis considering visit to island during America trip