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Francis was nearly pulled to the ground by an overly enthusiastic fan

The Pope was right to reprimand the fan who nearly pulled him to the ground

A wall mosaic in the Holy Ghost Chapel, part of the Slipper Chapel in Walsingham (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The wonder of Walsingham

A huge donation revealed last week will allow the shrine to go from strength to strength

The Vespers service in the Chapel Royal (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols was joined by the Anglican Bishop of London for the historic service on Tuesday

The Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life has released a report on the place of religion in UK society (PA)

Sectarianism is not a self-evident result of religious selection in schools

The US Embassy is illuminated with the colors of the French national flag in Paris, Monday Nov. 16, 2015, after a series of coordinated attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people and injured over 350 last Friday. (Dominique Faget/Pool Photo via AP)

‘Terror always seeks to separate us from those we most love,’ the US Catholic bishops said

In 2011, an inscription reading 'They were Flammable' and a Nazi swastika are seen on the monument dedicated to Jews in Jedwabne killed by their Polish neighbours in 1941 (AP)

Remembering the heroic Poles who saved Jewish lives, should not blind us to an ugly strain within Polish history

The moon rises above a pair of crosses on the roof of Holy Trinity Church in Wenzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang Province (AP)

Fr Pedro Yu Heping ran a popular Catholic website in China

A child, is carried out from the crowd to meet Pope Francis, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

90 per cent of American Catholics now say they view Pope Francis favourably

Residents hold on to a plastic hose and an electricity wire while trying to cross a road after Typhoon Koppu hit the province of Nueva Ecija (CNS)

Relief effort hampered by struggle to communicate with some parts of the typhoon-hit region in the north of the country

GK Chesterton is discussed in Edward Short's new book (AP)

Catholic critic Edward Short’s Adventures in the Books Pages features perceptive comment on the likes of Graham Greene, Leonardo da Vinci and GK Chesterton