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Pope Francis baptizes a newborn during a Mass in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican Jan. 11. Pope Francis baptized 33 infants during the Mass and told the mothers to feel free to breast-feed them if they cried or were hungry. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) See POPE-FEED Jan. 12, 2015.

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The latest Catholic news

Baptising 26 babies, Pope Francis says Faith is ‘the greatest inheritance you can give to your children.’

In new book, Pope Francis explains vision of compassionate Catholic Church.

Pope Benedict’s brother says he was unaware of abuse in choir.

Six graves desecrated in Catholic graveyard near Jerusalem.

Prince of Wales‘ gift for persecuted Christians in the Middle East.

AND FINALLY

Vatican’s culture minister pays tribute to David Bowie.

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