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Merchants in the Temple will be released on Thursday (CNS)

New Vatican book: Five key claims

Merchants in the Temple by Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi features claims over canonisation Causes, property valuations and a break-in

The Bosco Brothers use rap to appeal to young people

Salesians are using rap to share their faith with young people

People pray at a memorial in Hiroshima (CNS)

The martyrdom of Blessed Louis challenges us to go out and try to convert people to the faith

A painting of St Philip Neri

The heart of St Philip’s apostolate is beating strong half a millennium after his birth

A detail from St Margaret and the Dragon by Titian

Today is the feast day of the patron saint of pregnant mothers and women in childbirth

A detail from The Crucifixion of St Peter by Caravaggio

The good example set by the two great saints must never be underestimated

A painting of St Philip Neri

Today is the feast day of St Philip Neri, a priest who gave spiritual direction in unconventional ways

Pope Francis reaches for a poster of Mother Teresa as he is driven through the crowd, in Tirana, Albania during his visit in 2014  (PA)

A spokesman has said the reported date of September 4 for the canonisation is only hypothetical

Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin

Rejoice in this saintly couple

Ahead of the October synod, the relics of Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are visiting English dioceses. Many hope that their holy marriage will inspire Catholic families

A statue of Brendan of Clonfert

The saint who sailed off on a quest for ‘the Land of Promise’