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Cardinal Baldisseri discusses the working document yesterday (CNS)

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Kristīne Opolais as Manon Lescaut and Jonas Kaufmann as Chevalier des Grieux in Manon Lescaut at the Royal Opera (ROH/Bill Cooper)

The morality of the Catholic Church underscores Abbé Prevost’s book

Cardinal Baldisseri, right, will present the working document today (AP)

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Pope Francis greets the crowd at his general audience (AP)

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Newlyweds marry in a Catholic Church (CNS)

I am growing more aware of the lonely lives some priests lead

There is no reason  why a coffin cannot be driven up to a crematorium  without ceremony (PA)

We human beings are ceremonial animals and funerals are vital, even for the non-religious

Youths stand by a bonfire, on the eve of John the Baptist day in Croatia (AP)

Riotous bonfires, a special mass and celebratory feasting should be at the heart of the ‘Summer Christmas’

The Herald Catholic weekly is forbidden to use the word 'Allah' for God (AP)

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Blessed Mother Theresa with Saint Pope John Paul II, just months before she died (AP)

Our correspondence 24 years ago shows what motivated her – love

Pope Francis says he is pained that Christians suffer so much discrimination (CNS)

The Church teaches that drug abuse is wrong but that doesn’t mean we should support the criminalisation of drug users