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The document says it is ‘not essential’ that a woman should have ‘kept her body in perfect continence’

The guidelines say it may be possible to admit couples in irregular unions to Holy Communion

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New Superior General for SSPX

The surprise election of Fr Davide Pagliarani raises questions over whether the society will reconcile with Rome

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The review comes amid concerns about churches being turned into gyms and nightclubs

A local bishop said he was ‘shocked’ to see them prominently seated right behind the podium

Fr Tony Van Hee has been praying and fasting since 1989

Bishop Silvio Jose Baez tweeted pictures of his injuries and prayed for those who attacked him

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