The world needs the “courage, hope, faith and perseverance of Christ’s followers”, Francis said as he celebrated Mass on Pentecost Sunday (full text, full video).
The Irish Church “has to find a new language which will be understood and heard by people”, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said after the country voted for same-sex marriage (video).
Tens of thousands of Kenyans attended the beatification of Italian nun Sister Irene Stefani on Saturday.
Jim Fitzgerald visits elderly nuns being cared for at a Jewish nursing home.
And a solar halo appeared at the very moment Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday.
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