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Francis sent a message to bishops, priests and Church workers attending Italy’s annual week of liturgical studies

A suicide bomber killed 51 people at a Kurdish wedding party on Saturday

Massimo Bottura, one of the world’s top chefs, said: ‘We want to rebuild the dignity of people’

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Pope Francis has met privately at the Vatican with President Hollande

The pontiff tells general audience that the faithful must demonstrate kindness not just in thought but by deeds

Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas will head the Vatican’s new department

The Pope is praying for ‘courage’ for those affected by wildfires in Portugal and Spain

The Pope prayed that exploited women soon would be able to live a life of ‘peace, justice and love’

Visit was one of the Pontiff’s ‘Mercy Friday’ trips marking the Year of Mercy