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Cardinal Vincent Nichols  talks with Pope Francis as they arrive for the concluding session of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops (CNS)

505 lay people have written to the Catholic Herald in support of their priests

Bottles of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 (Photo: PA)

The clinic, which specialises in early abortions, will offer ‘warm teas [and] comfortable robes’

One of the numerous hostels provided by the Catholic Church for illegal immigrants. This one is in Los Angeles (CNS)

Charities providing help to immigrant children must provide contraception to youngsters, according to government regulations

Vice President Joe Biden introduces Barack Obama during the Easter prayer breakfast (Photo: CNS)

The US president looked ahead to papal visit in address to Christian leaders from across the country

Christians who fled unrest in Syria and Iraq at a February protest in Beirut (CNS)

Catholic patriarchs have used their Easter messages to speak out over the suffering of Christians in Syria and Iraq

A campaigner stands outside the federal courthouse in Boston. Below, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, centre, in a courtroom sketch (Photo: PA)

Massachusetts bishops say defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ‘will never again have the ability to cause harm’

Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun listens as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal speaks at a news conference at a convent in Cremisan Valley in Beit Jala, West Bank (CNS)

The security wall would have divided a Catholic monastery

Cardinal John Njue carries a cross as he leads the Stations of the Cross from Holy Family Basilica along a street  in the Kenyan capital (CNS)

‘We need to constantly invoke God’s name,’ says Cardinal John Njue of Nairobi

Pope Francis spoke about the persecuted Church (Photo: CNS)

The Pope urged the international community ‘not to remain mute’ in the face of such persecution

Cardinal Nichols addressing the vigil on Saturday (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Christian life is a daily grasping towards the light, says cardinal at Easter Vigil