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‘Today, too, there is a great need of prayer and penance to plead for the grace of conversion, to plead for the end of so many wars that are all over the world’, the Pope said

‘Where do your candidates stand on the future of EU citizens in the UK and reciprocal rights for UK citizens in the EU?’ the bishops ask.

The South American country of 31 million has been besieged by a deep political crisis since President Nicolas Maduro moved to expand his power

Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo will take up his new role in Ireland in the summer

‘Let’s remember with gratitude and affection all mothers, even our mothers in heaven,’ the Pontiff said

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Around four per cent of people who claim to be non-religious even say they pray daily

Despite his doubts, the Pope said the ‘spiritual and pastoral facts cannot be denied: people go there and convert’

Francisco and Jacinta Marto are the youngest non-martyrs to be declared saints