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Pope Francis greets a young girl during a special audience for the Holy Year of Mercy in St Peter's Square  (CNS)

30,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Square for the jubilee audience on Saturday

Pope Francis (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Pope Francis discussed migration, terrorism and mercy during his annual address to diplomats

People pray during a Mass  at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Francis Phillips talks to Roger Buck the author of the ‘Gentle Traditionalist’

The ruins of Reading Abbey, which was founded by Henry I in 1121 (AP)

Being an English Catholic in the first two thirds of the 20th century was rather like being Jewish

Tracey Emin's 'My Bed' installation at the Tate Britain (PA)

There is nothing Catholic at all in the emblematic works of our time

A Church of the poor?  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, pool)

Is the Church rich? It depends

But there is one country where the Church seems to be very wealthy

Fr Marcelo Rossi celebrates ‘liberation Masses’ for those who feel possessed (AP)

The great exorcism boom

From Manila to Mexico City Catholic priests are leading a new and sometimes spectacular crusade against demonic possession

A woman takes a selfie on a bridge over the river Thames  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

No parent would choose the name Narcissus for their baby these days

What's inside this week's Catholic Herald?

A sneak preview of this week’s magazine

A priest hears a confession (CNS)

“Mercy Works: Practical Love for the 21st Century” is a must-read