An Indian official has urged the Church to raise funds to pay a ransom for kidnapped priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil.
The number of Ukrainians who believe in God has dropped, according to a new poll.
Sandro Magister argues that Pope Francis can only count on the support of three national episcopates.
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