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If a person is unjustly slandered, said Francis, they can be ‘destroyed forever’

Peaceful people gather to pray for peace – it won’t sway those in favour of violence

Bishop Thomas Olmsted said conscience must be formed in accordance with ‘God’s word and the authoritative teaching of the Church’

Tug of war over Amoris

Catholics are divided over how far Francis wants to change Church teaching regarding the remarried. But does he even have the authority to do so?

The pontiff told the crowd gathered in St Peter’s Square that hatred will ‘turn their hearts to stone’

Pope Francis spoke at the closing ceremony of an interreligious peace gathering in Assisi

Christians are called to contemplate Christ in ‘the voice of the suffering’, the Pope said

The Pope reflected on peace during his morning homily before travelling to Assisi

Archbishop Justin Welby was speaking during a discussion on ecumenism in Assisi

The Pope will address the gathering in Assisi and lead prayers for victims of war