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The Confucian kingdom sought to exterminate Catholics but now the whole country admires the Church

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Pope formally declares that Mother Mary Veronica of the Passion, a Carmelite nun, lived a life of heroic virtue

Normandy dioceses respond to falling number of donors

The murdered priest successfully highlighted the suffering of Syrians in a western media that has grown tired of the conflict

Priests and nuns have remained in the country during the current conflict, despite offers of evacuation.

When the Pope receives the French president at the Vatican today the conversation may be a little awkward

Thousands of civilians take shelter in churches, but parishes struggling to cope

Historian shot himself in apparent protest at gay marriage

As the sacrifice of the Mexican martyrs shows, anti-Catholicism will always rebound on itself