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Carol Monaghan said that most people did not know what the symbol meant

In his homily, the Holy Father said Lent is a path that ‘leads to the triumph of mercy’

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I decided there was no hell aged 12. Years later, I found myself transfixed by a plea for intercession by an agnostic

At the Eucharistic Feast we are unworthy and unappreciative guests

More than 700 of the 1,142 missionaries attend Ash Wednesday Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

Francis sends out missionaries of mercy after the blessing and bestowal of ashes in St Peter’s Basilica

The Ash Wednesday initiative will remind people ‘that the Christian faith is alive and active in Sunderland’

Francis says crying will make Lenten journey ‘more authentic and without hypocrisy’

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