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Actor Andrew Garfield, director Martin Scorsese, and producer Emma Koskoff pose during a press conference for Silence (AP)

Trailer for Scorsese’s Jesuit epic released

The film about two Jesuit priests in Japan is already expected to receive Oscar nominations

Pope Francis appoints three new auxiliaries in US (AP)

The appointments were announced by Apostolic Nuncio to the United States Achbishop Christophe Pierre

Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican for his weekly general audience (AP)

Doubts about faith should spur deeper study and prayer, Pope tells general audience

The total number of human embryos destroyed through IVF has reached almost 2.5 million (PA)

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has released the latest total figures

Palace of Westminster will be lit in red on Wednesday

The historic building will be lit up as part of ACN’s Red Wednesday campaign

Four cardinals made public a letter they sent to the Pope asking him to clarify aspects of Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

Greek Bishop Fragkiskos Papamanolis has written an open letter to cardinals who asked for clarification on Amoris Laetitia

Ashers bakery, Belfast: the owners refused to place a pro-gay marriage slogan on a cake

A survey has suggested that two-thirds of the public believe businesses have a right to decline orders which conflict with their religious beliefs

Vladimir Putin congratulates Patriarch Kirill on his 70th birthday in Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Moscow (AP)

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Humberto de La Calle, left, head of Colombia's government peace negotiation team, listens as Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator Farc read a joint statement in October (AP)

The decision to sign the amended peace accord was made during a meeting at a heavily guarded Catholic retreat in Bogota

Monsignore Cesare Pasini, prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Library (AP)

The restoration project is part of a recently renewed collaboration with the European Space Agency