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Daily Readings: October 13-19

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Twenty-eighth Sunday of the Year, 2 Kings 5: 14-17; 2 Timothy 2: 8-13; Luke 17: 11-19 (Year C)

Missionaries of Charity at Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/

Vocations to religious life in England and Wales are at their highest level since 1995

The glorious game of cricket (these players may not appear at the Vatican)

Following its football tournament, Rome will soon hear the sound of willow on leather

Cardinal Dolan meets Pope Francs on Monday (CNS)

Cardinal says American bishops applaud Pope’s call not to focus exclusively on moral issues

A mother views an ultrasound image of her baby daughter (CNS)

Law in Australian state of Victoria ‘stops doctors from using their conscience’

Bishop Mark Davies (Mazur/

Bishop Mark Davies will consecrate diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Sunday

Fr Federico Lombardi (PA)

Vatican spokesman says new law will help ensure ‘integrity and stability’ of Church finances

Archbishop Francis A. Chullikatt

Papal nuncio to the UN tells panel Church has helped “refugees for centuries and will always do it”

Pope Francis

President of the Islamic Affairs Council of Maryland praises Francis for doing ‘wonderful job’