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Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman pictured after his arrest in 2014 - he has now escaped from a maximum security prison (PA)

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, Mexico’s most powerful drugs baron, has escaped for the second time

Do we need a Catholic Facebook?

Let us continue talking to everyone, not just talking amongst ourselves

The statue of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Lady Chapel at Corpus Christi

The refurbished Lady Chapel at Corpus Christi, near Covent Garden, reminds us that devotion to the Blessed Virgin is a central part of English Catholicism

Prime Minister David Cameron during Friday's minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terrorist attack (CNS)

More than a decade after 9/11 our leaders are still struggling to confront the threat of Islamism

'There is no true substitute for marriage. It is God’s invention, after all' (Photo: CNS)

In the last of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says the synod can help marriage, but not by relaxing Church rules

Justice Anthony Kennedy: no doubt well-meaning, but hopelessly optimistic (PA)

The Church has in the past five decades stressed the importance of ideas that cluster around the phrase ‘human rights’ – in doing so, it has dug a hole for itself

Sara Pisano, left, and Danilo Spagnoli just after being married by Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica (PA)

In the third of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says upholding marriage relies on teaching people about its realities

Pope Francis gestures to newlywed couples during one of his weekly audiences earlier this year (CNS)

In the second of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says it is vital to stay faithful to Scripture in its entirety, not just the bits we like

Cardinals in the synod hall (CNS)

In the first of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says the Church hierarchy must prove it is willing to listen to the views of everyone

The statue of Our Lady of Walsingham (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

One investigation suggests that the visionary who inspired the shrine was none other than King Harold’s wife, Edith the Fair