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'Adolescents should be encouraged to grow towards maturity and responsibility,' the guidance says (PA)

The diocese has released a guidance document for sex and relationship lessons

An Aymara indigenous woman walks past a poster of Francis in La Paz, Bolivia (AP)

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Pope Francis at the Mass in Quito (CNS)

The Pope’s Mass on Tuesday at Quito’s Bicentennial Park was billed as a ‘Mass for evangelisation’

Pope Francis disembarks from his plane in Quito, Ecuador (CNS)

The Pope told the patient to allow himself to be ‘led by God’s hand’

Pope Francis greets the crowd outside the cathedral in Quito (CNS)

The Pope spoke to crowds outside the cathedral at the end of the second day of his visit to Ecuador

Fr Frans with civilians in January 2014, three months before his death (CNS)

Fr Frans van der Lugt was killed in Homs last year

Cardinal, Orani Joao Tempesta, centre, has reportedly been carjacked (PA)

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx (CNS)

German politicians will be granted a vote on a number of bills aimed at changing the law on doctor-assisted death by November

Pope Francis greets the crowd as he makes his way to the main altar in the popemobile to celebrate Mass at Samanes Park (PA)

The Pope has celebrated Mass in Los Samanes Park in Ecuador during the first leg of his tour of Latin America

Lord Rowan Williams with Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP and Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Flickr/Mazur)

Lord Rowan Williams spoke at Arundel and Brighton’s 50th anniversary celebrations in the Amex Stadium