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Francis is known for his writing on spiritual formation and is the patron saint of journalists

A First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays found in a French library came from a Catholic college

French bishops give their backing to effort at plenary meeting in Lourdes

Catholic clergy in eastern Libya vowed to continue ministering to local Church members

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.