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The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said that celebrations will be limited to liturgical prayers ‘without any festive manifestations’

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St Peter’s Square at the start of Holy Week

My daughter’s primary school is brilliant at upholding a Catholic ethos

Theresa May leaves Downing Street

The National Trust said sponsors Cadbury chose the name of the annual event

A photo of Blessed Joseph Mayr-Nusser

During his Angelus address, Pope Francis told Catholics that Lent is a chance to draw near to Jesus

I decided there was no hell aged 12. Years later, I found myself transfixed by a plea for intercession by an agnostic

The text of ‘The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift’ has been released

pope francis speaking during an audience at the Vatican

The Pope’s Lenten message, released on February 7, is entitled, ‘The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift’

It is clear from the Holy Scriptures, that the Catholic faith is something that happens in a domestic setting

But the Church in Burma grew ‘even amid the most suffocating oppressions’, Cardinal Bo said