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Just weeks after the Vatican praised Palestine’s status as a non-member observer state at the UN, Pope Benedict XVI met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (above) yesterday.

Palestinian Christians’ Christmas joy at UN recognition, ACN reports.

UK: 58 cross-party MPs oppose same-sex ‘marriage,’ sayimg UK Government has no mandate.

Scottish twin music teachers in US who coach choir at St Rose of Lima Catholic Church tell of US school shooting pain.

Agreement between China and the Holy See on education.

Vatican Cardinal Filoni challenges seminarians to be chaste men of prayer, evangelisers.

Pope tell Olympians/Paralympians: Sport is a journey of authentic human development.


Residents on mainly Catholic Barra and Vatersay are considering taking over their own islands.


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