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Cardinal Ján Korec

Cardinal Ján Korec, who was imprisoned then forced to work as a road sweeper, has died aged 91

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Revolution Square, Havana (AP)

‘We do not serve ideas, we serve people,’ Francis tells hundreds of thousands in Revolution Square

Cardinal Laszlo Paskai passed away on August 17 (CNS)

The cardinal led the Catholic Church in Hungary as the country moved from communism to democracy

Pope Francis blesses an inmate during a feet-washing ceremony at Rebibbia prison in Rome (CNS)

Pope Francis discussed poverty at morning Mass at his Vatican residence

Pope Francis talks with Cuban President Raul Castro (CNS)

The Cuban leader claims he may come back to the Church, but is it nothing more than a canny move to shift the focus from the repressive nature of his regime?

Bella Dodd and the Venerable Fulton Sheen (Photo: CNS)

Her story shows how easily the best human impulses can be twisted to evil

File photo of Pope John Paul II's 1998 visit to Cuba

The Holy See has ended a historic quarrel and promoted world peace

Women gather at a chapel in a camp set up for Ukrainian refugees in August (CNS)

Warning comes 25 years after Catholicism was re-legalised in the country

The end of Communism was extremely stressful, but Russians are finding their faith again (AP)

A quarter century after the Communist nightmare ended, it is the East where Christianity is rising again

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby (PA)

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s campaign against payday lenders shows the influence of distributism, says Carl Packman