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Nadim Gemayel, a member of the Lebanese Parliament, greets Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai, at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Cathedral in Brooklyn (CNS)

Cardinal Bechara Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, visited to New York to discuss a permanent solution to Middle East refugee crises

Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch (CNS)

Cardinal Kurt Koch, who leads ecumenical relations for the Vatican, made the comments at an interfaith meeting in Cambridge

Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, will visit the Vatican (AP)

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The replica of the Shroud of Turin

Barrie Schwortz, a leading expert on the Shroud, spoke at the event

The dome of Sacre Coeur drew Jean-Marie Elie Setbon towards Christ (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

The story of a rabbi’s unconventional path to the Church

Francis hands a copy of the bull of indiction of the Holy Year of Mercy to a Vatican official (AP)

Pope says Holy Year of Mercy is ‘a time to offer everyone the way of forgiveness and reconciliation’

Maurice Glasman: 'The most important thing is to express my gratitude to the Church, to the Catholic tradition for the intellectual nourishment'

Maurice Glasman explains why Catholics should trust the Labour party

Pius XII prepares to give a radio address in 1943 (CNS)

A new book suggests the wartime pope used all the means within his power to help Jews

Pope Francis  salutes the faithful in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

Three new books about Pope Francis show that the new Pontiff believes we are engaged in a daily battle with the Devil