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Ann Widdecombe is a convert to Catholicism (Photo: Simon Caldwell, St Gabriel News and Media)

The former Catholic MP said that the teaching caused huge distress

A three years female puppy, is groomed at a pet hotel in Seoul, South Korea

There are baby elephants fed on powdered milk near Nairobi while down the road human babies never see powdered milk from one year’s end to the next

During a homily in May Pope Francis said: "The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone." Photo: PA

It’s hardly a personal opinion: these people seem to think that Popes just spend their time spouting their own prejudices

Pope Francis greets bishops inside St Peter's Basilica (Photo: PA)

Vigilance against the wiles of Satan, who roams the earth, seeking whom he may devour, is fundamental to the faith of the New Testament

A man weeps outside the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich (PA)

Would it not be more just to execute perpetrators rather than incarcerate them?

Cardinal Schönborn has told rebel clergy they cannot serve as heads of local deaneries. (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/06/12

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

Pope Benedict greets José Graziano da Silva yesterday (CNS)

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

Archbishop Vincent Nichols (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop says he is reviewing ‘circumstances’ around the Masses after criticism

Bishop Mark Davies says the shortness of our lives should shape our priorities (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Bishop of Shrewsbury encourages Catholics to regain a ‘perspective of eternity’

Pope Benedict XVI arrives on a wheeled platform at the Mass on Sunday (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI announces Year of Faith

The Year will begin on the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council