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Pope Francis’s statement was read out a UN meeting on nuclear arms

The bishops were acting as mediators in discussions between the government and opposition

Collins, who resigned from the commission, thanked one of its members for ‘confirming that she was telling the truth’ over her decision to quit

Bill Kilgallon and Hanna Suchocka, both members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, talks during a seminar on safeguarding children at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome

Prompt responses to emails and letters would be ‘best practice’, abuse survivor says

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A detail from Adoration of the Magi, during " (Adorazione dei Magi) representing a nativity scene by Italian Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci,

Da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi has returned to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery

The Vyne is broadcasting a reconstruction of a 16th-century Mass

Campaigners gave a cautious welcome to the news, but said it would not solve the problem of campus censorship, which has affected pro-life societies

Muslim villagers suspected that a Christian teenager who allegedly converted to Islam was being held captive by her family

Pope Francis greets the crowd before celebrating Mass at Monza Park near Milan

The Pope ended his day-long visit to Milan by speaking at an annual encounter for young people preparing for confirmation