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The original statue of Our Lady of Fatima to be brought to the Vatican for Marian celebration

‘Missionary spirit is not only about geographical territories, but about cultures and individuals’

Pope gives future priests and nuns tips for a successful vocation

The best candidates are ‘pastors who are close to their people’, Pontiff says

It is no longer enough, Bishop Egan says, to spread the faith by teaching it

Pope’s video message broadcast in Milan square

Programme of liturgical celebrations for April and May released

As Benedict XVI begins his own private journey of prayer, we too should give time for Eucharistic Adoration

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Bishop of Shrewsbury recalls 50th anniversary of opening of Vatican II