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Pope Francis and Father Luigi Ciotti, founder of the Italian anti-Mafia group Libera, participate in a prayer service for Mafia victims (CNS)

Pope Francis has made clear that we will live with the consequences of our actions forever

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus address (AP)

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Bishop McMahon will be installed on The Feast of St Joseph the Worker on May 1 (Mazur)

The McMahon ‘pick’ represents a spreading of the net, though not perhaps a very dramatic one

A mother and daughter from the video 'Dear Future Mom'

The viral video ‘Dear Future Mom’ is a rare, life-enhancing contribution to the debate about disability

Archbishop-elect McMahon in 2011 (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

In 1999 Fr Malcolm McMahon discussed his student activism and call to the priesthood with The Catholic Herald

Francis walks past musicians as he arrives for the audience with steelworkers

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Woman prays at the tomb of Fulton Sheen (CNS)

The case of Archbishop Sheen is especially significant for our times

'It is hard to find a bishop in England and Wales with a good word to say about Catholic blogs'

The emergence of the Catholic blogosphere is one of the most significant developments in the 21st-century Church

Cardinal Parolin announced that the Vatican would not be hiring and over-time was banned (CNS)

Fr Federico Lombardi is trying to allay fears about redundancies as best he can

New Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham Fr Robert Byrne (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?