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Pope Francis has a special devotion to St Thérèse of Lisieux © Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk

Pope Francis is particularly fond of white roses, a sign of his devotion to St Thérèse of Lisieux

The relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin at the Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface in Plymouth (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Blessed Zélie is an inspirational figure who raised five children, became a master of her trade and never allowed commerce to harden her heart

The rather gloomy outlook of the Church meant that it was better equipped than most faiths to cope with the horrors of the First World War