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People in Krakow, Poland, take part in the Three Kings Day Parade  (CNS)

I’m ready to embrace the small and symbolic traditions that I once thought of as archaic

Children sit with people dressed as clowns on the stage near Pope Francis during a special audience with patients and employees of the Vatican-owned paediatric hospital of Bambino Gesu, in the Paul VI Hall (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

The Pope told a group of children that they must ask their grandparents lots of questions and listen to the answers

Pope Francis greets a man while meeting the disabled during his general audience in Paul VI hall (CNS)

At his latest general audience, Francis discussed the ‘many splendours’ of the baby Jesus

Greek renovation experts inspect Jesus’s tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (AP)

A glimpse inside Christ’s burial place

For the first time in almost 2,000 years, scientists have examined Jesus’s tomb; what they have found underlines the truth of the Gospels

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the stadium (AP)

‘The Beatitudes are the image of Christ and consequently of each Christian,’ the Pope said

Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, the new superior general of the Society of Jesus (CNS)

Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa Abascal was elected last week

Restored mosaics are seen on display in front of the Memorial of Moses on the top of Mount Nebo in Jordan  (CNS)

The restored Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo has reopened after nearly a decade

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Conversion on the Way to Damascus, 1600-1601

Christians have to resist a reductive reading of human beings as merely complex brains

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