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Francis celebrated Mass for the Year of Mercy jubilee of the sick and persons with disabilities

The Pontiff delivered a speech to the executive board of the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome

More than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram in 2014

49 people were killed and a further 53 injured in the shooting at Pulse nightclub on Sunday morning

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The Pope spoke to a group of healthcare professionals from Spain and Latin America

Six Catholics were shot at the Loughinisland pub while watching a World Cup match in 1994

The change reflects St Mary Magdalene’s status as the ‘apostle to the apostles’ and a witness to God’s mercy

Holy See says audit will now be conducted by the Vatican’s own Office of the Auditor General

Francis believes the moment is ‘supremely important’ for Christian witness, says Bishop Farrell