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Cardinal Turkson said that it is "plausible" that Pope Francis may write a new encyclical letter on Just War Theory (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
Cardinal Raymond Burke (CNS)

Francis ‘is not looking to impose his point of view’, says American cardinal in reflection on apostolic exhortation

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby delivering his Easter Sunday sermon  (PA)

Archbishop Justin Welby has responded to revelations about his biological father with authority and theological clarity

People gather for a memorial on the street as a second vigil has been held for a Muslim shopkeeper who was killed (PA)

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia said ‘peace and brotherhood’ must prevail

Pope Francis dries the foot of a toddler at Rebibbia Prison in Rome (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, Pool)

Why foot-washing still shocks us

For 2,000 years Christians have struggled to accept Jesus’s revolutionary gesture. The Pope’s Holy Thursday visits help to reveal the rite’s true meaning

Comments by Bishop Egan about Communion from 2014 have resurfaced this week (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

The denial of Communion is a supremely grave matter which raises a host of tricky questions

Pope Francis greets a young girl during a special audience for the Holy Year of Mercy in St Peter's Square  (CNS)

30,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Square for the jubilee audience on Saturday

The Adoration of the Magi by Botticelli

The spectacle of Three Kings offering their treasures is a crucial example of how we can live faithfully

Fireworks explode over the floating Christmas tree in Lagoa lake (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Our Christian duty in January is clear, we must carry on celebrating

Pope Francis pictured at the Nativity scene in St Peter's Square last year (CNS)

The figures will be used in Nativity scenes across Italy this Christmas