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The tomb of St. Francis of Assisi. It's the first time the manuscripts have ever left Italy (CNS)

Collection of manuscripts have not left Italy for 700 years

Pope Francis, as cardinal of Buenos Aires, washes and kisses the feet of residents of a shelter for drug users (CNS)

As well as the Pope, Catholics can also take their lead from Archbishop Fulton Sheen

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, who resigned this year (CNS)

The German Church is superbly organised, but its coercive tax is weakening the Catholic faith

Fr Benedict Groeschel appears on EWTN (CNS)

Founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal dies aged 81

The Holy Hour attracted 2,000 Catholics (CNS)

Archbishop praises ‘powerful witness of faith’ in Oklahoma

Protesters hold their hands in the air during a demonstration against the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson (CNS)

Residents of the US town ‘struggling to find peace in the chaos’, says Archbishop Carlson

St Francis in Ecstasy by Caravaggio

How Franciscan is Pope Francis?

What perhaps we are not seeing from this Pope is the mystical and ecstatic characteristics of St Francis

Francis will signal his support for the Catholic charismatic movement (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address yesterday (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

St Francis heard Jesus tell him: ‘Go and rebuild my Church, which you can see has fallen into ruin’