Rural English diocese has 12 men studying for the priesthood after not having had any at all for many years

The vocations director thanked people for their prayers

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The Pope said vocations exist, but need to be proposed in the right way

The actor said he had known many good and holy priests and hoped future generations would too

Bishop Mark O’Toole has written to the faithful urging them to do more to encourage vocations

She never had any children, but as a dormitory mistress she lavished her maternal gifts on us

A Viennese monastery famous for its chart-topping chant album is also breaking records for vocations. What is the secret of its success?

The new figures have been revealed in the 2016 Vatican yearbook

Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life