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Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso touches the hands of people in Mexico following Mass  in Sunland Park at the US-Mexico border (CNS)

Francis will go to the border town of Ciudad Juárez during February’s visit

The first Knights of St Columba Mass for the Year of Mercy will take place at St Andrew’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Glasgow on Sunday.

The organisation is offering nine Masses in seven metropolitan Cathedrals in Britain

Bishop Seamus said at the heart of the priesthood is sacrifice (©Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Seamus Cunningham of Hexham and Newcastle proposed the motion on behalf of the Council of Priests in his diocese

A man wades through floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle, after heavy rain from Storm Desmond tore through Britain (AP)

The Bishop of Lancaster said he extended his ‘prayerful sympathies’ to all those affect by the flooding

The bishops have approved the new translation of the Order of Celebrating Matrimony (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

New translations for the Order of Confirmation and the Order of Celebrating Matrimony will be introduced on Easter Sunday next year

Pope Francis waves to the crowd at the Central Mosque in Bangui on Monday (AP)

Francis delivered a homily at Mass in a Bangui stadium, the final engagement of his visit to Africa

Pope Francis at the Anglican martyrs' shrine at Namugongo (CNS)

Francis celebrated Mass at Namugongo to mark the 50th anniversary canonisations of the Catholic martyrs

Tracey Emin's 'My Bed' installation at the Tate Britain (PA)

There is nothing Catholic at all in the emblematic works of our time

A Stock picture of the RTE logo at Bloom, Ireland's largest garden festival (PA)

We must continue to promote the Angelus despite hostility to the Church

Pope Francis celebrating Mass at Rome's Verano cemetery (AP)

Hundreds of people went to the cemetery to prepare their loved ones’ graves for the feast of All Souls