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Cardinal Wuerl says apostolic exhortation ‘is a call to compassionate accompaniment’

The Memorial of Mary Mother of the Church has been added to the universal calendar

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy said that gender dysphoria could not be answered by gender reassignment surgery

Women religious said they often felt underappreciated for their services

The cardinal said the deal would be an ‘act of suicide’

England and Wales also saw an overall decline in the number of marriages, especially among the young

One of the abuse charges has been dropped, but the cardinal still has to fight several others

A 26-year-old man from Cameroon has been arrested in connection with the crime

The Bishop of Dromore was criticised in a recent BBC report