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Their faith in their hands

Russian Orthodox believers take part in a religious procession in Nevsky Prospekt Street to mark the 293rd anniversary of the translation of relics of St Alexander Nevsky; the relics were brought from the town of Vladimir to Alexander Nevsky Lavra Monastery in St Petersburg in 1724. Photo: PA Images

K&L family picnic hailed huge success

Over 4,000 people from the 56 parishes of Kildare & Leighlin diocese descended on Punchestown racecourse on Sunday for a Family Picnic Day. Organised as part of the diocesan preparations for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF), the ‘Picnic in Punchestown’ included music, dancing, children’s games, competitions, a petting farm and a 4km fun run…

Journalist with The Irish Catholic Chai Brady travelled to northern Kenya where millions of people are facing starvation as a result of severe drought. The Church’s overseas development agency Trócaire is working with local partners to try and alleviate the suffering.