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Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, who unveiled the plans, has frequently condemned modern churches as ugly and inhospitable to prayer

Bishops should ‘abandon the temptation to become princes,’ he said

In the hidden passage, Benedict declined to write about Pope Francis’s theology

Sr Catherine Rose Holzman’s order is involved in a dispute over the sale of their convent

The ban, supported by trade unions and conservatives, gives many workers more time to spend with their families

The cardinal headed the German Church for 20 years

The Pope will visit Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia as they celebrate their 100th anniversaries

The ‘Vatican Hackathon’ involves computer programmers trying to find solutions to specific problems

The information could help determine what happened to children taken from political prisoners during the Dirty War

The 1,200 page dossier was originally sent to the Archdiocese of Naples