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Pontiff says that in the Year of Mercy it’s ‘ever clearer that the path of forgiveness can truly renew the Church and the world’

New Boko Haram leader announced, with new threats aimed at Christians

The martyr, who was assassinated while celebrating Mass, is suggested as patron saint at WYD to be held in Panama

The young man went missing a month ago after rescuing a fellow kayaker from turbulent waters

Up to 13 million Iraqis may need humanitarian aid by the end of 2016

About 8 in 10 favour restrictions on abortions, and majority oppose taxpayer funding of abortions

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Pope Francis tells general audience that the Olympics brings down barriers between people from different backgrounds

The Pontiff told the faithful that young people today gave ‘strong signs’ of hope and brotherhood in a world plagued with ‘cruelty’