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Decree recognises heroic virtues of Alexia González-Barros, 14, and Carlo Acutis, 15

Pope Francis thanked Mediterranean migrant rescue teams for ’embodying the parable of the Good Samaritan’

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon is the first to hold the new role

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran led interreligious dialogue between the Church and Muslim communities

Alina Dulgheriu needs to raise £50,000 to fight Ealing Council’s ban

The Bishop of Würzburg’s invitation goes well beyond previous statements from German bishops

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Journalist Paolo Ruffini succeeds Mgr Dario Viganò in the Dicastery for Communication

Consecrated virgins vow to live in perpetual chastity, but ‘in the world’ rather than in a convent