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Pope Benedict XVI has contributed to a book marking the Ecumenical Patriarch’s 25th anniversary

The letter that proved to be the turning point showed the Holy Spirit was at work in a most unexpected way

At the end of his general audience, Pope Francis begged fighters on both sides to allow civilians to be evacuated

The famous sportsman said the Pope was doing a ‘great job’ ahead of charity match in Rome

What do we know about the new cardinals?

Today, the Catholic left is known for dissent. But we can hope for a politics that’s both radical and orthodox

Critics have suggested that the John Paul II Institute is being quietly changed under new leadership

The list of cardinals reads like a Prime Minister’s resignation honours list

The Pope encouraged missionaries to keep mercy at the heart of their mission

The Albanian priest – who was imprisoned and tortured for 28 years – is among 17 new cardinals