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Ireland's Vatican embassy was closed two years ago (AP)

Ireland to re-open Vatican embassy

Reopening will allow ‘Ireland to engage directly with the leadership of Pope Francis,’ says government

Barack Obama at the White House (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

US president will visit the Vatican on March 27 as part of a European tour

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney (CNS)

Cardinal Pell: Ashes revenge is sweet

‘Turn the other cheek doesn’t quite fit the England–Australia battle,’ says Australian cardinal

Mgr Scarano (Photo: PA)

Vatican prelate, already under house arrest, accused of money laundering

Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols (AP)

Cardinal-designate Nichols urges prayers ‘even [from] those who do not normally raise their hearts to God’

Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Moth encourages faithful to contact friends or family who may be lonely

Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle (AP)

Archbishop Sartain says decision was not discriminatory

Rabbi Skorka (Photo: PA)

The rabbi told reporters that Francis would be able to resist the pressure of different factions

Pope Francis: 'Our witness must concentrate on the centre of our faith.'

Pope Francis calls for focus on essentials of Christianity during audience with Lutherans

Holy Land Coordination bishops at Mass in Gaza
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishops visiting from North America and Europe say humanitarian situation is a scandal