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Cathedral of St Gregory the Illuminator in Yerevan, Armenia (CNS)

Vatican spokesman revealed that the trip may take place in June

An infant rides atop a pickup truck during a St Patrick's Day Parade (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

How to tell the story of St Patrick

Growing up in Ireland, we learnt in primary school that one of St Patrick’s stellar achievements was banishing the snakes from Ireland

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally (AP)

Article signed by a group of Catholic academics urges Republicans to reject the businessman’s bid for nomination

An image depicting King Ethelbert

The ruler of Kent was the first Anglo-Saxon king to convert to Christianity

A pro-ISIS demonstration in Mosul (PA)

The secretary of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue spoke at the inaugural Arab Thinkers’ Forum

A special edition of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly paper,  released last week

L’Osservatore Romano is right to protest when Charlie Hebdo blames God for the carnage of last year

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’

St Teresa in Ecstasy by Bernini in the Cornaro Chapel in Rome's  Santa Maria della Vittoria (Wikipedia)

There are profoundly differing visions of God in the world, and these dictate the sort of societies that we have built for ourselves

Catholics light candles for the victims of the Paris attacks at Notre Dame de France, the French Church by Leicester Square (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Talk of a ‘hierarchical’ God and a ‘vertical’ universe overlooks basic Catholic doctrine

A detail from a portrait of Galieleo by an artist from the Italian school

Priest and theologian Paul Haffner sets out to refute the assumption that Christianity stands in opposition to scientific discoveries