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Pope Francis speaks with Andrea Tornielli last year (CNS)

The article in La Stampa is headlined ‘Catholics who are anti-Francis but love Putin’

People pray during a 2013 Mass in Qingdao, China (CNS)

According to the Holy Spirit Study Centre of Hong Kong’s Catholic diocese, the rules would tighten controls of foreign clergy and religious material on the internet

Actress Anastasia Lin has shown MPs evidence of forced organ harvesting in China (AP)

China’s evil secret

A Miss World contestant is exposing a practice that the communist regime doesn’t want you to hear about

There are believed to be 12 million Catholics in China (AP)

Coadjutor bishop arrested before he could take control of Wenzhou diocese, reports claim

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians (AP)

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Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin (AP Photo/Stefano Rellandini, Pool)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin said there said there are ‘many hopes and expectations for new developments’ in diplomacy

Patriarch Sako: the US must 'help Iraq get out of the serious situation in which it finds itself' (AP)

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Pope Francis reflected on 'the value of humility' during his Angelus address (AP)

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Porcelain figures depicting the Cultural Revolution on a stall in Beijing (AP)

How beating a class enemy became a favourite pastime in the China of Chairman Mao