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Statue of Mary at Medjugorje

Medjugorje reportedly sees a decline in pilgrims after the Pope says a ruling on the apparitions is imminent

The statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candlelit vigil at the shrine in Portugal (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

The rector of the Shrine of Fatima says the statue brings with it ‘a message of peace’

Young people from Ireland pose with a banner in 2012 after carrying the International Eucharistic Congress Bell up to the summit of Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday in Ireland (CNS)

The Reek Sunday ascent of Croagh Patrick in County Mayo was called off due to high winds

Cardinal Nichols (PA)

Cardinal Nichols urged people not to fall for ‘great lie’ of assisted suicide during homily for the Day for Life

The Shroud of Turin is on display to the public from April 19 through June 24, 2015. CNS photo/Paul Haring

Pope Francis told the group of 50 he hoped the experience would help them find Christ in others

Harvey Hawkins with his younger brother Jayden

Five-year-old Harvey Hawkins was diagnosed with a colloid cyst in his brain

Bottles of Lourdes water line the wall at the spigots inside the Sanctuaries of Our Lady of Lourdes in France (CNS)

Lourdes water can heal at home

There are 69 miraculous Lourdes cures that are officially recognised by the Church, not forgetting the many anecdotal cures

Harvey Hawkins with his younger brother Jayden

Parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour are trying to raise money for pilgrimage

Simon Reeve

His new BBC series resists the contemporary habit of dismissing everything religious as either valueless or meaningless

A statue of the Virgin Mary which allegedly weeps miraculous tears of oil has been moved from a house to a nearby church because of stream of pilgrims