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Cuban students stand in Revolution Square, where the Pope will celebrate Mass on Sunday (AP)

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Auckland Castle will hold the exhibition (

The vestments created by Helena Wintour will be on display from October

Ann Widdecombe: 'We are now faced with an evil which is not going to go away' (PA)

‘We have hesitated too long,’ says Britain’s former prisons minister

Cardinal Nichols greets President Rivlin. Below, Cardinal Nichols and Archbishop Martin (Photo: Mazur/

Cardinal Nichols and Archbishop Martin say the schools are facing ‘impossible cuts’

Cardinal Nichols attends the plenary assembly of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences in the Holy Land (Mazur/

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Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope said he had “high hopes” for the trip

Pope Francis made the speech this week (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope makes environmental speech just days before American visit

Bishops attend the canonisation of St John XXIII and St John Paul II in St Peter's Square (CNS)

Council of Cardinals will study the way the Church identifies and appoints bishops

A facilities staff member for The Catholic University of America hangs banners welcoming Pope Francis to  Washington. Pope Francis will celebrate Mass outside the basilica  (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)

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The charity helps hundreds of vulnerable people

Hundreds of homeless and vulnerable people put at risk, say charity