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Cardinal Wuerl says politicians, the media and even Christians have remained silent about persecution of the faithful

The synod heard the story of a couple who were cruelly separated but remained faithful

The journalist can draw solace from St Bernadette, who refused to stay silent in the face of opposition

First canonisation of a married couple takes place in St Peter’s Square on Sunday

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The canonisation of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin is a crucial part of the process

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Francis approves decrees allowing for the canonisation of Louis and Zélie Martin

The relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux’s parents are being taken on a week-long tour of England

Thousands of Catholics across southern England expected to venerate relics during week-long tour