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A child walks past huts at a former camp for displaced persons most of whom have now returned to their villages, in Bobi, near Gulu, Uganda (PA)

Why I will be returning to Uganda

When the Ebola virus broke out in Uganda thirteen Catholics remained and gave their lives for their patients

Benedict XVI pictured in 2010 walking with his personal secretary, Msgr Georg Ganswein, in the gardens of Castel Gandolfo (CNS)

The public will soon be able to visit the grounds of Castel Gandolfo

Bishop Nicolas Brouwet of Tarbes and Lourdes talks to Francois Hollande during an emergency trip to Lourdes (Photo: CNS)

Grotto likely to be reopened in a few days but some churches and prayer rooms to remain closed

A tyre floats past the flooded grotto of Lourdes (AP)

Official says the water is still rising after heavy rain and unseasonal snowfall

The Pope greets a girl after this morning's general audience (AP)

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St Bernadette grew up uneducated, undernourished and asthmatic

St Bernadette (April 16) lived a humble life of deep Catholic devotion

Tapestries of the seven new saints hang from St Peter's yesterday (AP)

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As a mother whose Down’s syndrome daughter made her First Communion I object to the language of rights entering Christ’s Church

Schoolchildren from Yorkshire help out on last year’s pilgrimage     Photo:Victoria Taylor

Society celebrates 100 years

The Society of Our Lady of Lourdes, a national pilgrimage charity, is celebrating a milestone in its history this year

Young people from the dioceses of Plymouth and Clifton catch a plane to Madrid (Photo: Marcin Mazur)

Pilgrims from the Diocese of East Anglia are to visit three shrines in three days on their way to World Youth Day