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Pope Francis, flanked by Cagliari Archbishop Arrigo Miglio, wears a coal miner's helmet he was given by a miner in Sardinia  (AP Photo/Str)

Holy father calls for solidarity with poor during trip to Sardinia

Sister Dorothy Stang was shot dead in 2005 (Photo: CNS)

Sister Dorothy Stang was shot dead after working in favour of land rights for the poor

Three men at mourned at a church in Damascus (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Melki says he fears that the situation of Syria will become like that in Iraq

'In all its phases and at every age, human life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science!' (Photo: CNS)

Every unborn child who is condemned to be aborted ‘has the face of the Lord’, says Francis

A detail from an icon depicting the third-century physician twins

Among their miraculous exploits, Kosmas and Damianos (September 26) grafted the leg from a recently dead Ethiopian on to another patient’s body

Pope Francis covered topics including Curial reform and gay marriage in interview

Pope Francis gives exclusive interview to Jesuit priest

We must never cease to be compassionate

Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Year, Amos 8: 4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16: 1-13 (Year C)

G.K. Chesterton, critic, novelist and poet, takes a stroll in Brighton (AP Photo)

Canon John Udris has been appointed to investigate the Cause of the beloved Catholic convert

Mgr Keith Newton celebrated mass at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory(Photo: Mazur/

Archbishop Vincent Nichols writes letter to every parish in the country

Archbishop Vincent 
Nichols (Photo: Mazur/

Archbishop was speaking at a Mass with seminarians at Walsingham