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‘The Beatitudes are the image of Christ and consequently of each Christian,’ the Pope said

Francis celebrated Mass with Sweden’s Catholic community

The strongest earthquake to hit the country in 36 years has displaced 15,000 people as well as destroying homes and churches

The crucifix dating back to the 1300s will be shown to the public for the first time after fifteen months of restoration work

300 doctors have signed a letter objecting to the new test amid fears its introduction is ‘on economic grounds’

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A team of fifty experts working at the site as part of restoration project

The earthquake, which measured 6.5 on the Richter scale, was the most severe in Italy since 1980

Pope Francis and Bishop Munib Yunan, president of the Lutheran World Federation, signed the Joint Declaration at the Lutheran Cathedral of Lund, Sweden

Pope Francis delivered the homily at the ecumenical prayer service in Sweden