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About 8 in 10 favour restrictions on abortions, and majority oppose taxpayer funding of abortions

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Pope Francis tells general audience that the Olympics brings down barriers between people from different backgrounds

The Pontiff told the faithful that young people today gave ‘strong signs’ of hope and brotherhood in a world plagued with ‘cruelty’

Thirty people barricaded themselves inside the church of St Rita

Cardinal Jose Lacunza Maestrojuan said the country would give World Youth Day 2019 a distinctive flavour

The Pope told Polish bishops that there are powerful institutions which fund the spread of gender theory in schools

Katie Ledecky has said that she still offers a ‘prayer or two’ before she competes

Imam Qari Muhammad Asim, senior imam at the Makkah Mosque in Leeds said the murder of Fr Hamel was an attack on faith

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin made the decision after allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour