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Mgr Nicholas Hudson and Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Mgr Hudson, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, to emulate Pope’s ‘radical simplicity’

One of 300 microfilm Bibles that flew to the moon on Apollo 14 in 1971

Dead Sea Scrolls and original King James Bible will also go on display next month

Pope Francis goes to Confession in St Peter's Basilica

Holy Father launches 24-hour Festival of Forgiveness at St Peter’s Basilica

Pope Francis hears the confession of a young woman during World Youth Day in Rio (Photo: CNS)

Pontiff asks clergy to welcome penitents ‘with the love of a father’

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem (CNS)

Holy Father will visit presidents, prime ministers and refugees

Bishop Alan Hopes said that the incineration of human remains was repugnant (Mazur)

The Bishop of East Anglia says we should not be shocked given the number of UK abortions

Pope Francis and Barack Obama meet for the first time Below: The Pope and the president exchange gifts, plus a video of the meeting (PA, RomeReports)

President Obama has visited the Vatican for a private meeting with the Pope

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst (CNS)

Bishop of Limburg had been in trouble for his expenses

Father Milchakovskyi said that he and his family and at least two-thirds of his parishioners have left for Ukrainian-controlled territory on the advice of Archbishop Shevchuk (pictured above) (CNS)

‘The new government here is portraying us all as nationalists and extremists,’ said Father Milchakovskyi

Mother Joanna Jamieson painting the mural at Buckfast Abbey Below: The mural and The Catholic Herald's cartoon

Mother Joanna Jamieson creates artwork that depicts the reconstruction of Abbey Church