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A letter sent to all 218 cardinals and patriarchs requests that the document be clarified against false readings

The Pontiff offered ‘a paternal and fraternal embrace to all of France’ after the lorry attack in Nice

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A staff member was ‘stunned’ to find herself opening the door to the Pope

French bishops have asked Catholics to pray for the victims and their families at Masses on Sunday

We can have it both ways

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Cardinal Sarah’s advice to priests to celebrate Mass facing east, rather than towards the congregation, has caused uproar in Rome. Yet a simple compromise is available

Commentators have debated the Vatican’s ‘rebuke’, Latin translation and the future of the liturgy

In a telegram, Francis entrusted the protection of the 23 people killed in the crash in the south of Italy to the Virgin Mary

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The Vatican on Monday released the itinerary for the Caucasus trip which begins on September 30

The anniversary offers a chance for older and younger generations to continue ‘the pursuit of Argentina’s destiny’, the Pope has said