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Dorothy Day is depicted in a stained-glass window at a church in New York

Dorothy Day’s House of Hospitality is a vivid account of the trials of a saint in the making

Satoko Kitahara

Satoko Kitahara, disillusioned by the war, was inspired to become Catholic after meeting Spanish missionary nuns

Dorothy Day, co-founder of The Catholic Worker newspaper, is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in New York (CNS)

A 75th anniversary edition of the inspirational author’s House of Hospitality has been published

Cardinal Pietro Parolin spoke about the 'new climate economy' at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (CNS)

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A person holds a mock Oscar as Francis arrives for his general audience (AP)

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Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey (PA) Below: 'Anglicans and Christians might as well be 'talking on the moon' (Christian Adams)

Buildings can decay, religious communities die but each generation invariably throws up new holy people who run with the torch of the Christian faith

A Syriac Orthodox leader greets Cardinal Dolan during a Mass at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York for the safety of kidnapped Orthodox bishops (CNS)

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Dorothy Day's Cause has been endorsed by the US bishops' conference (Photo: CNS)

What sets her apart from other holy men and women is that her early lifestyle was so at odds with her life after conversion

Benedict XVI at the general audience in the Paul VI Hall this  morning (AP)

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