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St John Paul II’s former secretary preached to more than 200,000 pilgrims on Tuesday

At World Youth Day, young Catholics will use the weapons of prayer and brotherhood to defy terrorists

A nun who escaped the church in in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said the terrorists filmed themselves before killing Fr Jacques Hamel

An Italian politician is urging Pope Francis to put the slain French priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, on a fast track to sainthood

Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive at World Youth Day on Wednesday

Francis has expressed ‘pain and horror for this absurd violence’, the Vatican spokesman has said

The Pope said smartphones and computers offer ‘useful help’, but should not ‘become an obstacle’

A spokesman for prosecutors in Lodz said that ‘small amounts of explosives, not sufficient to make an explosion’ were found on the man

The letter shows the real division is not pro- and anti-Francis, or rigorism versus mercy, but over Church teaching

The letter asks the cardinals to request a clarification from the Pope that some interpretations of Amoris Laetitia are heretical