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G.K. Chesterton, critic, novelist and poet, takes a stroll in Brighton (AP Photo)

Canon John Udris has been appointed to investigate the Cause of the beloved Catholic convert

Mgr Keith Newton celebrated mass at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory(Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Vincent Nichols writes letter to every parish in the country

Archbishop Vincent 
Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop was speaking at a Mass with seminarians at Walsingham

Pope Francis greets people during his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday (CNS)

Francis elaborates on ‘Church as mother’ theme during general audience

British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt (PA)

Professor Jack Scarisbrick says abortion services have ‘become a ‘runaway bus’

Pope Francis is greeted by priests of the Diocese of Rome at the Basilica of St John Lateran (CNS)

Pope Francis offers words of encouragement to diocesan priests in Rome

A narrow street in Stone Town, Zanzibar (AP)

Father Joseph Mwaganbwa hospitalised with burns to his face, chest, thighs and legs

A police officer at the scene of Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard (CNS)

Archbishop Timothy P Broglio says ‘respect for life must be restored to the fabric of America’

The chamber of the French National Assembly (PA)

French bishops have expressed concern about a new charter for secularism issued by the government

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg (AP)

Diocese of Limburg seeks to ‘appease anxieties’ of priests and lay people