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Fr Paddy O’Kane said many children never return to Mass the following Sunday

On the feast of Pentecost, he will celebrate Mass in the Extraordinary Form

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‘Without work for everyone, there will not be dignity for everyone,’ says Francis on trip to Genoa

Hours after Friday’s attack, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi announced that Egypt had launched airstrikes against militant training bases in Libya

Archbishop Angelo De Donatis is a well-known spiritual director who led Francis’s Lenten retreat in 2014

Reports say 26 Coptic pilgrims were killed while travelling to a monastery

The crucifix was found in the rubble outside a church in the Nineveh Plains

The Philippines Islamists reportedly warned a bishop they would kill their hostages unless the military called off its offensive

The 10 men are expected to be ordained as priests next year