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The rather gloomy outlook of the Church meant that it was better equipped than most faiths to cope with the horrors of the First World War

Clearly the Italians have been at work behind the scenes to save Meriam Ibrahim

The long tradition of the presence of Christians in the Middle East is nearly at an end

Why were no representatives of the Church in the field praying for the dead?

The Church must remind us again about the certainty of death

From a Catholic point of view, nothing much has changed – it is the principle of female ordination that is the sticking point.

We’re running out of cash to care for a rising number of elderly people. That is why we are talking about ‘assisted dying’

How can we help Islam reform when so many western commentators do not understand Christianity?

Pope Francis cannot lead the Church effectively without an effective Curia to carry out his wishes

Seven years ago Benedict XVI’s motu proprio liberated the traditional Latin Mass from all restrictions