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An encyclical on the environment might prove to be prophetic, but it might also be a hostage to fortune

There may be trouble ahead

Please can we give these endless moanings about Christmas a rest?

The Holy See has ended a historic quarrel and promoted world peace

An attack on Lithuania might seem unlikely given that it s part of Nato, but Russia might risk it

If the Pope had met the Dalai Lama, Chinese Catholics would have been made to suffer

Hollywood is full of bright people with a nose for the next classic, but they do not always find it

We expect hunger in Africa, sadly, but that it happens in Britain too, one of the world’s richest countries, is shocking

Christians around the world will endanger their lives this Christmas to celebrate their faith

Those who ridicule the Syllabus have clearly never read it – it’s a handy guide to avoiding doctrinal blunders