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The saint whose feast we celebrate today discovered his vocation in his sleep

The most formative influence on Pope Francis has been the poverty of the ordinary people in his native Buenos Aires

Schoolchildren who came to venerate relics in Birmingham are told that smiling makes a difference

The tour, which starts in Glasgow, fulfils the saint’s wish to visit Britain

The cardinal was calling for a religious revival, not for the abolition of unpopular Church teachings