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Mr Sanders will be speaking at a conference organised by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

The Pope said that the Church needed courageous witnesses in world which was hostile to the Gospel

Conference attendees called for a new way of thinking ‘consistent with Gospel nonviolence’

Fr Lombardi said that the Pope’s visit to refugees in Lesbos was a ‘humanitarian and ecumenical’ gesture

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The bishops said that refugees’ right to human dignity and to protection needed to be upheld

“The strong feeling is, ‘If I can’t speak for myself, if I’m alone with no family members, are they going to kill me?'” said Archbishop Smith

Under the proposed deal, contraception would only be offered under a separate insurance plan

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Filming of The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara will begin this summer