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Francis sent a written message to a meeting of treasurers of religious orders

The cardinal said if the Vatican cannot get a ‘good deal’ from the Chinese government then it must walk away from negotiations

An 82-feet-tall Christmas tree was erected in St Peter’s Square last week

The 15-minute meeting follows a steady improvement in relations between the two states

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Doubts about faith should spur deeper study and prayer, Pope tells general audience

The decision to sign the amended peace accord was made during a meeting at a heavily guarded Catholic retreat in Bogota

Cardinal Pietro Parolin recommended coordinated international efforts to end exploitation in the fishing industry

Admonish sin without being a hypocrite, Pope Francis tells general audience

The 21st-century Habsburg mission

What does it mean to be born into one of the most influential royal houses of Europe?