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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow takes part in a reconsecration service at the Russian Orthodox Church in London, (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

The Patriarch is acting as a roving Russian ambassador abroad

Archbishop Justin Welby at a service in 2016

The Church of England leader has been invited to speak at a service in Westminster Cathedral

Cardinals and Bishops attend a jubilee mass where the appointment of 17 new Cardinals was announced (AP)

The list of cardinals reads like a Prime Minister’s resignation honours list

Pope Francis is seen with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (CNS photo/Ettore Ferrari, EPA)

The Pope was speaking at the opening ceremony of a world conference on faith and sport hosted by the Pontifical Council for Culture

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby during a private audience at the Vatican in 2013 (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Religious leaders will participate in a three-day event celebrating the first World Day of Prayer

Pro-European protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street after the referendum (AP)

Dream of European unity must not be ‘buried by self-serving gravediggers’, says Austrian bishop

A crucifix rests in the casket of Mother Angelica as she lies in repose at the the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville CNS)

A book of the late nun’s short meditations is perfect reflection of this down-to-earth holy woman

Pope Francis reaches out to Catholic pupil Omodelei Ojo in New York last month (CNS)

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The completed stone tomb of Richard III in Leicester Cathedral following his reinterment (Joe Giddens/PA Wire)

More than 20,000 people have visited the king’s coffin

Cardinal Nichols, second from the right on the front row, at the Service of Compline on Sunday (Mazur/

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated a Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the former king in Leicester today