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Pope Francis calls for full religious freedom in the Middle East

Pontiff holds two-hour private meeting with patriarchs and major archbishops of the Eastern Catholic churches

The inspiring story of Archbishop Kurtz and his younger brother with Down’s syndrome

New US bishops’ conference president Archbishop Joseph Kurtz cared for his brother for 12 years

Bishop of Limburg pays fine, rather than contest perjury charges

Hamburg prosecutors had charged him with lying in a case involving Der Spiegel magazine

‘Grandparents are a treasure,’ says Pope Francis

Pontiff denounces a cultural tendency ‘to discard’ the elderly

Disfigured man describes moment he met Pope Francis

Vinicio Riva says he felt like he was in ‘paradise’ when the Pope embraced him

The Holy Father has just fervently declared his support for Benedict XVI’s vision of the Church, and has issued a clear rejection of the so-called ‘Spirit of Vatican II’

As attendance at Mass and the confessional ‘soars’, his pastoral strategy is looking clearer; who knows? The ‘Francis effect’ may even prove durable

Pope tells new bishop to show love to Vatican employees

Pope Francis ordains Legionaries of Christ Bishop Fernando Vergez

The Synod ‘survey’ is not going to change Church ‘policy’

Moral teachings do not change – only the way they are presented

Pope Francis gives out 20,000 boxes of ‘medicine’ at Angelus

Each box of ‘Misericordina’ contained a rosary

Why are Catholics so disobedient?

None of us is immune from the temptation to dissent