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Sister Diana Momeka told a congressional hearing that Iraqis who have fled Islamists ‘want nothing more than to go home’

A Vatican-Palestine accord also upheld the principle of religious freedom

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More than 60 people and more than 1,200 were injured when the magnitude-7.3 earthquake hit on Tuesday

Pope Francis sent a video message to the opening session of the Caritas Internationalis general assembly

The Pontiff started a new series of audience talks looking at the ‘real life’ of families today

Archbishop Eamon Martin has asked the faithful to pray for marriage

The German bishops’ have announced that it has changed the Church’s labour laws to reflect ‘multiple changes in legal practice, legislation and society’

The Pope preached yesterday at a Mass opening the general assembly of Caritas Internationalis

Cardinal Rodríguez criticises opponents of Francis’s forthcoming document on climate change and the environment