Staff Reporter

Fr Marc Lyden-Smith and altar servers outside his parish church of St Aloysius, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, after celebrating his first Mass

Richard Peers brings up water from a well at a dacha, or country house, in Russia

Pontiff preaches message of reconciliation as tensions in eastern Mediterranean escalate

Sister Marie Simon-Pierre was cured of aggressive Parkinson’s disease after her order prayed to John Paul II