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Imagine writing a whole chapter on the word 'into' (CNS photo/Chris Keane, Reuters)

The Our Father, Word by Word, is a book which will surprise you

A detail from St Peter in tears by El Greco

In today’s ecumenical climate many seem embarrassed to declare the role of St Peter and the importance of communion with his successors

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope delivered a video message to participants at the Sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty

Muslim worshippers walk towards the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City (CNS)

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran for Eid al-Fitr was published by the Vatican last week

Hundreds of people bow their heads in prayer during a vigil for victims of the Orlando nightclub attack (Andres Leiva/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

We should recognise it as a homophobic killing and renew our commitment to upholding the rule of law

Pope Pius XII delivers a radio broadcast (AP)

The words of Pope Pius XII helped me to understand the seriousness of sin

Consumer magazines are displayed on a newsstand in New York (AP)

Christopher Murphy worked for Glamour magazine and as a teacher before he felt a call to work with Catholic apostolates

Pope Francis spreads holy water as he celebrates Pentecost Mass in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

Pope tells faithful at Pentecost Mass, ‘We were made to be God’s children’