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The priesthood – one of the more stressful jobs

And the main cause is that priests have to deal with so many difficult people

Tyrants everywhere fear  this (CNS)

North Korea, China and Saudi Arabia share with the Tudor’s a fear of Catholicism as a rival authority

A rainbow over flood water in the English county of Somerset (Tim Ireland/PA Wire)

The Romantic revolution embodied by Wordsworth has run its course

Carol Duggan, the aunt of Mark Duggan, speaks at a vigil in his memory outside Tottenham Police Station on Saturday (PA)

The result of the inquest also begs the question, can there be justice without charity?

Bishop Chibly Langlois of Les Cayes, Haiti, one of two Caribbeans to be given a red hat next month (Photo: CNS)

The faithful of Burkina Faso will be celebrating

At the end of this month a court in Florence will reach its verdict on the acquittal of Amanda Knox and Rafaele Sollecito (PA)

They are victims of the Italian obsession with conspiracy theories

The Church refused give Edith Piaf a Catholic funeral in 1963 (PA)

By refusing a Catholic funeral to a mafioso one is making a powerful point about the sinful nature of the mafia itself

A Sunday Assembly service in full flow

The idea of ‘atheist religion’ is a stupid one, but it has achieved a fair amount of traction in recent years

Wolf Hunt

Why do we fear wolves so much?

With wolf numbers flourishing, are government cuts to blame?

Those unfamiliar with the liturgy should be instructed by the priest when to stand and when to kneel, says Fr Lucie-Smith (CNS)

People who only very rarely go to Mass must find their annual or biennial trip to Church alienating and confusing