Pope to hear confessions in St. Peter's Basilica this week
Dioceses urged to offer 24-hour confessions in run-up to 'day of reconciliation'
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Pope Francis often repeats that going to Confession isn't like a torture chamber. Now, the Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New Evangelization wants everyone to know why.
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Sixteen terrorists will be executed for the massacre of more than 100 school children and other attacks
Armed men are believed to be supporters of the so-called Islamic State
This is the first time that such a high-level delegation is travelling to the Vatican for the canonization of an Indian saint
Police order budget hotels to reject guests from five predominantly Muslim countries