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A banner unfurled on St Peter's Basilica during the canonisation of Pope St John Paul II (CNS)

The rift, which began with the joint canonisation of John Paul II and John XXIII, is rarely spoken about in public

Carmen Hernandez (Neocatechumenal Way)

Together with Kiko Arguello, Hernandez founded the Way in the 1960s

A Polish group holds a banner at the conclusion of World Youth Day in Rio, in 2013 (AP)

Pope Francis has delivered a video message ahead of his trip to Poland next week

Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

A letter sent to all 218 cardinals and patriarchs requests that the document be clarified against false readings

Flowers and stuffed toys are placed at a makeshift memorial to honour the victims of the Nice lorry attack (AP)

The Pontiff offered ‘a paternal and fraternal embrace to all of France’ after the lorry attack in Nice

Cardinal Robert Sarah's comments have caused a liturgical earthquake (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

A staff member was ‘stunned’ to find herself opening the door to the Pope

Roses are attached at a barrier near the scene of the attack in Nice (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

French bishops have asked Catholics to pray for the victims and their families at Masses on Sunday

Cardinal Sarah celebrates Mass ad orientem: ‘There is no reason to oppose the return to a beautiful practice’ (Photo: Fr Lawrence Lew, OP)

We can have it both ways

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Cardinal Sarah’s advice to priests to celebrate Mass facing east, rather than towards the congregation, has caused uproar in Rome. Yet a simple compromise is available

Cardinal Robert Sarah (CNS)

Commentators have debated the Vatican’s ‘rebuke’, Latin translation and the future of the liturgy