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He said that his selection reflects the Catholic Church’s universal nature

Against the odds, Rosa Pich and her husband, Chema, became the parents of Spain’s largest family. Then tragedy struck

The five nations with the most Catholics are Brazil, Mexico, Philippines, the United States and Italy

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Ricardo Blazquez Perez

Pope Francis spoke to faculty, staff and alumni of the Pontifical Spanish College of St Joseph in Rome

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Jose Maria Chema Postigo was a father to 18 children

Chimes at the Our Lady of the Assumption Church, in Mostoles, exceed permitted levels, according to officials

The pair spent five days in the open and drank from ditches and animal troughs when their food and water ran out

The Pope is praying for ‘courage’ for those affected by wildfires in Portugal and Spain

One of the world’s most popular pilgrimage sites is planning a new centre for Anglicans