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England and Wales Green Party leader Natalie Bennett joins Patrick Harvie and other Scottish Greens on the campaign trail (PA)

Michael McGrath, director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service, said that Green party policy would bring an end to state-funded Catholic education in Scotland

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton  (AP)

I’m glad I don’t have a vote in the American election. If I did, I’m pretty sure I would abstain

Pope Francis arriving at St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP)

Francis also tweeted ‘Pray for me’ to mark the anniversary on Sunday

Carmelite sisters leave a polling station in Ireland (AP)

The plea from Ireland’s four archbishops comes ahead of Friday’s general election

Nuns wave the Armenian flag during Mass in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

Patriarch Gregoire Pierre was elected by his fellow Armenian bishops last week

Ron Paul (PA)

The libertarian politician is also a critic of ‘big government’ which withers away of the role of the individual

Cardinal Nichols spoke at a press conference today (©Mazur/

Archbishop of Westminster says human life is the most important consideration for Catholics voting in Britain’s general election

The future Pope holds the hands of an elderly woman and a girl at a Mass in Buenos Aires in 2008 (CNS)

A book that sheds new light on the great mysteries of Pope Francis studies

Apparently not even the sophisticated US intelligence service was able to penetrate the walls of the Sistine Chapel