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Both Parents Alzheimer's

The dementia time bomb

Soon 1 in 70 will suffer from dementia

Cannabis sativa, marihuana, hemp, plant

Tomorrow voters in three US states have the chance to help end failed war on drugs

Timeless     Dave Thompson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Unlike the pseudo-scripture of our age, the texts are timeless

Young boy dressed as a vampire for Halloween (Photo: PA)

Halloween is a post-Christian celebration which compels us to buy things which we don’t need. We should return to our Christian roots and throw All Saints parties instead.

399px-Estasi_di_Santa_Teresa

Catholicism needs more emphasis on beauty

Mideast Syria

The regime hopes for a Paris-style solution to its rebellion

Benedict XVI reads a speech at Regensburg University in Germany on September 12, 2006 (Photo: AP)

How are we to evangelise Muslims?

We need to shake off the idea that conversion is cultural imperialism

VATICAN EASTER

Christianity does not contradict Middle Eastern culture

ITALY MAFIA TRIAL

These days it’s very difficult for someone to simply disappear

Hilary Mantel is the first British writer to win the Man Booker Prize twice (Photo: PA)

Congratulations to Hilary Mantel

The twice-winner of the Man Booker Prize has found new riches in the otherwise exhausted seam of Tudor history