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Fresh from a tough stint at the BBC, Lord Patten was asked to help overhaul another media operation crying out for change – the Vatican’s. He seems haunted by the possibility of failure

Cardinal Roberto Tucci died at the age of 93

Pontiff offers morning Mass for the Pope Emeritus

Pope Francis made the appeal during his general audience today

Mike Haines met Pope Francis at his general audience this week

Indian Jesuit abducted in Afghanistan last year says the voice of Pope Francis was consoling

Chiara Lubich died in March 2008

Study reports that there were 1.23 billion faithful worldwide at the end of 2012