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Archbishop Paul Gallagher addresses the UN General Assembly in October (AP)

Liverpool-born archbishop says Brexit would weaken Europe

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pietro Maso killed his parents 25 years ago in a case that shocked Italy

The lady gave birth yesterday morning in St Peter's Square (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The woman has been offered a place at a women’s shelter run by the Missionaries of Charity

Archbishop Paul Gallagher addresses the UN General Assembly in October (AP)

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Pope Francis (AP)

A Vatican spokesman confirmed Francis received the invitation during an early morning private audience

Lord Weidenfeld

The 96-year-old founded the Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishing house in 1949

The book, which dates back to 1793 (Downside Abbey Archives)

The recipes were found in a handwritten book in the library at Downside Abbey in Somerset.

St. Elijah's Monastery,  pictured in 2008 (AP)

ISIS destroy Iraq’s oldest monastery

The monastery stood for more than 1,000 years before it was razed by Islamist militants

Archbishop George Lucas lead the calls for parents to fight the initiative  (CNS photo/Joe Ruff, Catholic Voice)

Nebraska’s bishops have called on parents to ask the local school board to reverse its ruling on ‘transgender participation’

Pope Francis greeting crowds in Paul VI hall at the Vatican (CNS)

In a morning Mass homily, Francis reflected on Samuel’s anointing of David as king of Israel