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Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the award for best actor at the Oscars on Sunday (AP)

At a conference on environmental issues, Sister Aloha Vergara urged Catholics to ‘be like Leonardo DiCaprio’

Tom McCarthy, Rachel McAdams and other members of Spotlight's cast and production team celebrate after accepting the award for best picture at the Oscars (AP)

The producer of Spotlight, which chronicles The Boston Globe’s investigation into the cover-up of clerical abuse, spoke out after the film won best picture at Sunday’s ceremony

Spotlight director Tom McCarthy (AP)

Tom McCarthy says Catholics should not be put off seeing his Oscar-nominated film about the Boston Globe’s investigation into sexual abuse by clergy

Trouble ahead: A scene from Force Majeure

Force Majeure is both a tense family drama and a brilliant black comedy

Jude Law (PA)

The British actor will reportedly star as a conservative Italian-American pontiff in The Young Pope

Julianne Moore is undeniably excellent in Still Alice

Still Alice is a solidly put together, but ultimately unremarkable drama

Dame Judi Dench with Philomena Lee at a gala screening of Philomena last year (PA)

Pope shouldn’t be used as part of a ‘marketing strategy,’ says Fr Lombardi

Oscar Isaac in Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis review

The Coen brothers new film is fine achievement despite the fact it has been snubbed by the Oscars

Fr Pierbattista Pizzaballa, head of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land

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Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful during the Angelus yesterday (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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