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Cardinal Peter Turkson (PA)

The dancing in the streets would last for months

Pope resigns

Must we endure the ‘experts’ on Catholicism?

Mideast Israel Wartime Pope

A new book re-evaluates Pius XII and the Holocaust

'We think of Henry VIII and the destruction of the monasteries, but that was not the end of the destruction, it marked the beginning'

‘Bigot’ is the latest of a long line of insults thrown at Catholics

St Agatha

The Roman martyr refused to worship the gods of the state

The Playboy logo is pictured in Los Angeles (AP)

Nineteen Eighty-Four is scarily prescient about porn’s impact on society

A family in Paraguay, like in Kenya, can't rely on a generous welfare state (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

How can we revive family life in Britain?

The family is the original safety net. But, for many of us, it’s just not there any more

Germany Holocaust

The Shoah is hinted at in inhumanity all around us

POPE ARRIVES TO CELEBRATE MASS IN PALERMO

But the island is home to great beauty

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION SHOWS PRIEST CLEANING COMMUNION VESSELS

The Eight Secrets of a Good Mass

And four ways the faithful can help