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Stan Vanuytrecht beat 50 applicants to win the role and occupy one of the last hermitages in central Europe

Bishop Ägidius Zsfikovics said he understood people’s concerns, but the Christian answer could not be fences and walls

In 2016 more than half of converts in Vienna were Muslim, according to reports

We cannot let borders be closed to suffering people, says Bishop of Trier

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Police stand in front of a truck on the highway A4, Austria (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn calls for Europe to be united – asking for ‘courageous decisions’ on the plight of refugees

The feast day often sees church-goers dress in traditional attire as they process through the streets

Pope Francis speaks German to thousands of young pilgrims in St Peter’s Square