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Priest speaking anonymously says Catholics reconciling in China is more important than the state of Holy See-Beijing relations

The ceremony was attended by Catholic and Orthodox priests

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Service organised by papal almoner to be offered on Mondays

A 12-hour gun fight between Islamic rebels and government troops took place earlier this week

Pope makes comments during Mass at his residence in the Vatican

The ecumenical meeting comes after clashes between the Lebanese army and Syria-based militants

Millgate guesthouse in north Yorkshire wins coveted Trip Advisor award

Archbishop Nikolaos Printezis called for patience following Sunday’s election result

The Pope has decided that newly appointed metropolitan archbishops will be formally vested at a ceremony in their own archdiocese