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Protestant and Orthodox Christians may well ask what this says about the institution of the papacy

The director was dismissed from the seminary as a young man. But his personal pilgrimage has never ended

The director gave interviews to Jesuit publications ahead of the release of his new film about missionary priests in 17th century Japan

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The Oscar-winning director was in Rome for a screening of his new film, Silence, at a pontifical university

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

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Pope addressed 200 Jesuits at the order’s general congregation

The Church tilts south

With both the Pope and the Jesuit superior general now hailing from Latin America, the centre of Catholic gravity has truly shifted