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Cardinal Vincent Nichols (AP)

The Archbishop of Westminster also praised Catholics who have taken part in the community sponsorship scheme

Documents which are more than 200 years old will soon be available online (CNS)

Thousands of records dating back to 1789 will be available to view online

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (AP)

The Philippines is the only Asia-Pacific country where the rate of teen pregnancies rose over the last two decades

John Edward Critien of the Knights of Malta is pictured at the order's headquarters in Rome in 2015 (CNS)

The order has denied the legality of the Vatican probe

Louise Casey said Catholic schools could not teach "homophobia" (PA)

During a parliamentary hearing, Dame Louise Casey criticised Catholic schools who oppose marriage redefinition

Melissa Ohden, founder of Abortion Survivors Network  (CNS photo/courtesy Melissa Ohden)

Melissa Ohden was delivered during a saline infusion abortion and founded the Abortion Survivors Network

Cardinals and bishops wait for the start of a consistory in St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican last month (AP)

A ‘significant number’ of bishops’ conferences reportedly also expressed misgivings

François Fillon is outspoken about his Catholicism (AP)

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A Mexican flag adorned with black mourning ribbons (AP)

The priest has been missing from Coahuila state, an area renowned for cartel violence, for a week

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Fra' Matthew Festing, prince and grand master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, during a private audience last year (CNS)

Knights say investigation is aimed at limiting order’s sovereignty