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Mormon Mitt Romney, almost certain to be the GOP candidate in November Photo: Alex Brandon/AP/Press Association Images

Mormonism is not a Christian religion

Mormons live exemplary lives but their religion has nothing to do with Christianity

A scene from Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ (CNS)

The Crucifixion is a historical certainty. So how do atheists explain it?

Watching the deaf members of the congregation is moving and informative

St Thomas Aquinas is depicted in a painting at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington (CNS photo)

St Thomas Aquinas was not proving the existence of God as you would a piece of furniture. He was testing whether the concept of God made philosophical sense

New Atheism has lost its reason

The standard of debate has declined rapidly since the age of Bertrand Russell. It’s up to Catholics to restore intelligence to the God debate

The pile of rubbish covering Britain represents a real moral failure

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Last night’s television drama portrayed the Edwardians in a totally false light

Richard Pohle/The Times/PA Wire/Press Association Images

What is sex for?

Anglicans (and Catholics) get themselves in a muddle over gay marriage because they’ve forgotten the meaning of sex

Judith Tebbutt, who was freed this week STR/AP/Press Association Images

Judith Tebbutt is free, but ransoms raise some impossible moral dilemmas

Conservative favourite Dr John Sentanu

The decision is about politics, not prayer