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A Palestinian Christian bride enters the Church of Nativity, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, during her wedding celebration in the West Bank town of Bethlehem Saturday Dec. 9, 2006. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Annulment chaos in the Holy Land

Many Arab Christians wanting to divorce resort to converting to another religion

Pope Francis at the end of his weekly general audience in St Peter's yesterday (AP)

The first English translation of the Pope’s announcement on harmonising Eastern and Latin canon law. Translated by Fr James Bradley and Ed Condon

Bishops queue to meet Pope Francis after a general audience (AP)

The potential scope of the new definition of episcopal negligence is of huge significance

Pope Francis has made it explicit that Church leaders can be dismissed for negligence on abuse (AP)

Under new procedures, Vatican will launch an investigation when there is ‘serious evidence’ of negligence

Bishop Egan (photo courtesy of the Latin Mass Society)

This sort of thing used to happen all the time: are we now to expect a renewal of the Tablet’s old anti-traditionalist hostility?

The Domus Sanctae Marthae will house the cardinals during the conclave (AP)

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Italian Archbishop Rino Fisichella (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Fisichella, president of the pontifical council for evangelising the West, says his first step is to set up a computer

The Motu Proprio Ubicumque et semper was published yesterday

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Bishops participate in the Mass opening the Middle East Synod of Bishops (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Benedict XVI acknowledges the cheering of the faithful at Castel Gandolfo yesterday (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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