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Pope Francis and Cardinal Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

Pope Francis commissioned a study into the role of women deacons

German bishops arriving for a plenary meeting in Freiburg (CNS)

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s letter to bishops around the world has been published

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CNS)

The letter, Iuvenescit Ecclesia, regarding the relationship between hierarchical and charismatic gifts in the life and the mission of the Church has been sent to bishops by the CDF

Displaced families await temporary shelter in Kirkuk, Iraq (CNS)

In a joint statement, Syriac patriarchs said ‘the wound of forced emigration is still bleeding’

A general view of York Crown Court (PA)

Trial begins of four men accused of carrying out religiously aggravated assault

Vladimir Putin, Patriarch Kirill and Metropolitan Hilarion visit Mount Athos last month (AP)

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Pope Francis arriving at a weekly general audience (AP)

Aid to the Church in Need’s Be God’s Mercy initiative will be launched in Rome on Friday

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

The consistory on June 20 is scheduled to approve the canonisations of four men and one woman, including Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

'Orlando' is spelled out in candles at a vigil in Atlanta (AP/David Goldman)

The shooting at a crowded nightclub left 49 people dead and many more injured

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill conducts the Easter service in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, Russia (AP)

The scholars said the council is ‘an opportunity to commence a new phase of Orthodox witness’