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Archbishop Eamon Martin has paid tribute to the IRA commander-turned-politician who has died following a short illness

The shrine will be unveiled on Wednesday in the presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and a representative of Pope Francis

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The survey will help inform a report that will be sent to the Vatican ahead of next year’s synod

The Pope will make the pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima when he visits Portugal on May 12-13.

Sir Edward Leigh said the new curriculum must respect parents’ rights

Photos of victims of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide hang in the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda

Vatican releases statement following Pope’s meeting with President Paul Kagame

A photo of Blessed Joseph Mayr-Nusser

During his Angelus address, Pope Francis told Catholics that Lent is a chance to draw near to Jesus

A special forces soldier helps a family carry their child to cross from an ISIS-controlled part of Mosul to an area controlled by Iraqi forces

Campaigners want US government to do more to help Christians and other minorities persecuted by ISIS

Pope Francis uses incense during a Lenten penance service in St Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis was one of 95 priests and bishops listening to confessions and granting absolution