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Silence, starring Liam Neeson, is based on Shusaku Endo’s novel about Portuguese missionaries travelling to 17th-century Japan

Archabbot Douglas Nowicki said prayers and blessed the golf legend shortly before he died

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Going against protocol, the Pope waited in his library for President Joseph Kabila

Francis urged the families to resist the temptation to ‘respond to hatred with hatred and to violence with violence’

Francis said he supported the protest ‘in favour of family and life’

The Society is holding its first general congregation since 2008

Fr Jose Alfredo Lopez Guillen is thought to be the 31st priest killed in the country since 2006

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The actor is teaming up with director David O Russell on a screenplay about Fr Stuart Long’s life