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Key quotes from the Pope’s meeting with the Union of Superiors General

Pope Francis shares his thoughts on subjects including vocations, prophesising and formations

Religious life is dying out in Europe. But it’s surging in England and Wales. Here’s why

Vocations to religious life in England and Wales have tripled in just eight years. Here are four reasons why

Vocations to religious life have tripled within just eight years

Vocations to religious life in England and Wales are at their highest level since 1995

New figures show stark decline in Catholic baptisms, ordinations and marriages

New statistics show marked decline from 1960s

Church in England and Wales is seeing a welcome rise in vocations

National Office for Vocation reports rise in numbers of people entering religious life

Jimmy Cricket’s son to be ordained a deacon

Frankie Mulgrew, to be ordained a priest next year, will minister to athletes at the Olympics this summer

Vatican releases guidelines on promoting vocations

Cardinal says ‘the strongest candidates grow in hostile environments’

England and Wales to see sharp rise in ordinations

Number of priestly ordinations expected to almost double in two years

Number of women joining religious orders triples in three years

Last year there were 17 new recruits in England and Wales, up from six in 2009

Pop band release single in support of vocations drive

The band ooberfuse have composed a ‘dubstep’ soundtrack for the Church’s new vocations framework