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Mass attendance on Holy Days of Obligation seems to have declined (PA)

For the great majority of people tomorrow will be just another Friday and not the great solemnity of All Saints

Mary I from a painting by Antonis Mor

Mary was a popular queen from whom Elizabeth I learned much

Relatives lower the casket of a man who was killed in suicide attack on a church in Peshawar, Pakistan (CNS)

Persecution is a localised phenomenon rather than a truly global one

Satellite trucks parked near St Peter's Basilica in February (CNS)

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The Pope greets cardinals and bishops at the end of the general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 30/10/13

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'The worse the crime, the more careful we need to be in our administration of justice' (PA)

The murder of an innocent man in Bristol illustrates how gossip and innuendo can have catastrophic results

A liturgy concludes at an Armenian Orthodox church in Damascus (AP)

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Pope Francis greets a child during his visit to a slum in Rio in August (CNS)

Must Catholics be poor?

There should not be one standard for the clergy and another for us lay people

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for families in St Peter's Square yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/10/13

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These days nuns are a rare sight in schools (AP)

The white veils and white gloves on feast days are now a distant memory