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Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns was known as the ‘cardinal of the people’

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71 people, including members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense, died in the crash late on Monday

The retired pope had hoped to stay in the papacy until 2014, according to Mgr Georg Gaenswein

The plight of Brazil’s indigenous people should be centre stage at the Games, a spokesman said

Authorities said Fr Bonifacio Buzzi hanged himself with bed sheets in his cell a day after being arrested

The 2016 Summer Games in Rio marks the first time a refugee team has officially participated in the Olympics

‘This is the moment to make our country and our world safer,’ Cardinal Orani Tempesta said

After hearing the testimonies of friends who went to Rio in 2013, I was adamant that I would make the somewhat shorter journey to Krakow

The Archbishop of Paraiba said he made the mistake of being too trusting