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Controversial statues that the Pope said might be displayed in the basilica for the closing Mass were not present

Synod fathers urge Church to define ‘ecological sins’

The first Christian evangelization of the pagans opened up ‘a very lively controversy’ in the early Church, Pope Francis said

At least four of the 12 language groups at the Amazon synod overtly propose the ordination of married men to the priesthood in summary reports published by the Vatican Friday

The eRosary is ‘aimed at the peripheral frontiers of the digital world where the young people dwell,’ a Jesuit priest said

Archbishop Dominic Jala of Shillong and Fr Mathew Vellankal died in the crash last week

‘It was … deeply personal and gratifying to see someone who’s impacted my thinking and prayer life so much become a saint,’ one convert said

The Victorian theologian is the first new English saint for decades

While many focus on Newman, Pope Francis will also canonise four other people on Sunday