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LIVE: Pope Francis opens ‘holy door’ for Jubilee of Mercy.

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin called to give evidence at high-profile trial.

Catholic schools in danger of becoming elitist, says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

Catholic ethos offers more than religious schooling in Ireland.

North Korea allows Catholic priest to celebrate Mass.

Ecumenical Patriarch sends greetings to Pope on 50th anniversary of historic joint declaration.

Pope Francis: 1000 days, eight powerful messages.

Pope sends message to Charismatic Renewal movement.


What is the Catholic Year of Mercy?

Cardinal Turkson‘s CAFOD Pope Paul VI Memorial Lecture 2015.

Colette Douglas Home: Why the state must stop funding faith schools.


The Vatican like you’ve never seen it before.

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