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The restored Edicule is seen during a ceremony marking the end of restoration work on the site of Jesus's tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The Edicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre underwent a major renovation after it was deemed unsafe

Fra’ Matthew Festing said if the Order of Malta wanted him to return, he would have to consider it

Child grabs Pope Francis’s hat

The Pope laughed as the young girl removed his zucchetto

Pope Francis kneels before a priest to confess during a Lenten prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica

In his morning homily, the Pope said confession does not simply remove the stains from one’s conscience

The Pope reflected on St Joseph during his morning homily yesterday

young people taking part in world youth day in poland

Pope Francis’s message for World Youth Day 2017 has been released by the Vatican

A picture of Cardinal Miloslav Vlk

Pope Francis has paid tribute to Cardinal Miloslav Vlk’s ‘tenacious fidelity to Christ despite privation and persecution’

The shrine will be unveiled on Wednesday in the presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and a representative of Pope Francis

The Pope will make the pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima when he visits Portugal on May 12-13.

christians, isis, terrorism, egypt, religion

The Pope should take the opportunity to draw the world’s attention to the violent attacks on Christians in Egypt