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Les Buissonnets, the childhood home of Léonie Martin and St Thérèse in Lisieux

Léonie Martin had a troubled childhood and was almost forgotten after her death

Francis leads Vespers at St Paul Outside the Walls in Rome at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

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Pope Francis holds up a medallion of St Therese of Lisieux after answering questions from the media aboard his flight to Manila (CNS)

The Pope was given a framed image of the Little Flower during his flight from Sri Lanka to the Philippines

St John Eudes

French bishops give their backing to effort at plenary meeting in Lourdes

Pope Francis greets prelates after the general audience (AP)

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'Pope Francis beatified 124 Korean Catholic martyrs but it was not given adequate attention in the blogosphere'  (CNS)

If Catholic blogging is limited to Vatican politics and the personality of the Pope then it will run out of steam.

GK Chesterton in Brighton in 1935  (AP) Below: Statue of St Therese Lisieux at The National Shrine of St Therese in Darien, USA (CNS)

Father John Udris, who is investigating GK Chesterton’s Cause, says his public persona belied humility

Young John Paul II with his father

The late pope’s father was instrumental in forming Karol Wojtyła’s faith

Pope Francis arrives in St Peter's Square for the general audience (AP)

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Saint Thérèse of Lisieux is renowned for her fidelity and obedience (CNS)

Why are Catholics so disobedient?

None of us is immune from the temptation to dissent