Cardinal Vincent Nichols
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Cardinal Vincent Nichols prays for victims of persecution

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, asked the congregation at midnight Mass in Westminster Cathedral to pray for victims of persecution.

In Rome Pope Francis made a phone call to Christian refugees in a camp in northern Iraq and urged them to stay strong.

Religious affairs correspondent Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 25 Dec 2014
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