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A classic work, published in 1930, helps to fill in the gaps left by the Gospels

Pope Francis kneels before a priest to confess during a Lenten prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica

In his morning homily, the Pope said confession does not simply remove the stains from one’s conscience

You learn to do good through concrete actions the Pope said during his morning homily today

The Pope celebrated Mass with the Order of Preachers at Rome’s Basilica of St John Lateran

During a morning Mass homily, the Pope prayed for the grace ‘to await Christmas sincerely recognising our wounds and sins’

Pope Francis also lamented ‘brain drain’ caused by bright students leaving poor countries

Pope Francis praised Fr Kolvenbach’s ‘complete fidelity to Christ and his Gospel’

More than 80 evangelical leaders in the UK have written to the College of Bishops

The Pope prayed that exploited women soon would be able to live a life of ‘peace, justice and love’

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The Twentieth Sunday of the Year: Rev 11:19; 12:1-6 & 10; 1 Cor 15:45-51; Lk 1:39-45 (Year C)