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Sister Nirmala, superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, stands in front of a portrait of Mother Teresa at the headquarters of the order in Calcutta (AP)

Sister Nirmala Joshi led the Missionaries of Charity from 1997 to 2009

Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke (PA)

The Catholic Education Service has said that religious instruction must remain part of Catholic education

'Mexico City approved same-sex marriage in 2009' (CNS)

The Mexican bishops’ conference has expressed disappointment with the court’s decree

Pope Francis shakes hands with Pastor Eugenio Bernardini during the first ever visit of a pope to a Waldensian evangelical church (PA)

Francis has become the first pope in history to visit a Waldensian evangelical church

Pope Francis blesses a child as he leaves a gathering with young people in Piazza Vittorio in Turin (CNS)

The Pope spoke to a group of young people during his two-day visit to Turin

Fire damage at the Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in  Tabgha (CNS)

Church of the Multiplication suffered arson attack last week

Pope Francis prays in front of the Turin Shroud (PA)

The Pontiff venerated the Turin Shroud during a two-day visit to the city

Pope Francis prays before the Turin Shroud yesterday (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk meets Pope Francis in November 2013 (AP)

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk says nations are neglecting 1994 security agreement

Cardinal Wuerl: 'Solidarity is expressed in works of generosity, forgiveness and reconciliation' (AP)

American churchman says ‘profound forces’ are neglecting the common good