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The bodies of Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz were found by a roadside outside the city of Poza Rica last month

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St Jose Sanchez del Rio was canonised with six other new saints on Sunday

Francis spoke about the value of older people, describing them as ‘a precious treasure’, at an audience with more than 7,000 people

The Pope said that we mustn’t ignore the ‘cycle of the seasons’

The donation of $100,000 is a ‘concrete expression of Pope Francis’s spiritual closeness and fatherly support’

The visit to Rome’s SOS Children’s Village came as part of the Pope’s commitment to the Year of Mercy

Archbishop Kurtz made the remarks in response to the controversies blighting the US Presidential campaign

Cardinal Okogie and two bishops called on the Nigerian government to focus on securing the release of the remaining Chibok girls

Iraq’s prime minister announced the start of the operations, backed by US-led coalition air and ground support, on state television