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The Archbishop of Canterbury Most Reverend Justin Welby is to visit Pope Francis on Friday (Photo: PA)

To behave as though women priests and gay bishops make no difference to our relations is to do violence to the truth

Cardinal Kurt Koch (CNS)

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'Politicians have bought in to the over-population agenda for too long'

As the mother of a Down’s daughter my heart sinks at every new ‘breakthrough’

Archbishop Nichols addresses Catholic schoolchildren yesterday (Mazur/Catholicnews.org.uk)

Freedom of association is not apartheid

Francis delivers the Angelus address yesterday (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis told children he had no ambition to lead the Church (AP)

You have to go back centuries to find the last ambitious schemer to be elected pope

Nick Clegg has said the reforms are a "matter of genuine disagreement" for the Coalition (PA)

Nick Clegg has said that proposals to relax rules on how many children nursery staff can look after had been “roundly criticised” by parents, providers and experts.

Pope Francis meets Benedict XVI on March 23 (CNS)

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Keira Knightley was married last month (Photo: PA)

Sincerity not size is what’s important when it comes to marriage ceremonies

David Cameron is setting up a cabinet level task force to combat Islamic extremism (Photo: PA)

Cosying up to Saudi Arabia is just one example of the hypocrisy at the heart of David Cameron’s pluralist position