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Pope Francis hugs a girl at the end of his weekly general audience in St Peter Square (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

A new book about saints with disabilities is a reminder that everyone has a vocation

A fresco in Narnia depicting Blessed Lucy (

Today is the feast day of the actual Blessed Lucy of Narnia. It really, really is

A Poor Clare Sister at prayer (AP)

The power of private revelations

A new book by Stephen Walford explores and illuminates the Communion of Saints

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati's tomb in Turin

His radiant personality and his detachment from the world have inspired many Catholics

The sister, nieces and nephews of Fr Jose Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz pictured at his funeral (AP)

The bodies of Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz were found by a roadside outside the city of Poza Rica last month

A man holds an image of St Jose Sanchez del Rio (CNS)

St Jose Sanchez del Rio was canonised with six other new saints on Sunday

Pilgrims hold a banner of St Ludovico Pavoni before the canonisation Mass (CNS)

Francis celebrated a canonisation Mass in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating the canonisation Mass of St Teresa of Kolkata (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Medical experts will no longer be paid in cash and a two-thirds majority will be required to approve miracles

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

Five people, including Blessed Elizabeth, will be declared saints on October 16

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

The consistory on June 20 is scheduled to approve the canonisations of four men and one woman, including Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity