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Floral tributes to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris outside the French Embassy, in London (PA)

Governments must deprive terrorists and terrorist apologists of their passports; not to do so is illogical

Tracey Emin's 'My Bed' installation at the Tate Britain (PA)

There is nothing Catholic at all in the emblematic works of our time

'It may be the case that Mr Putin has entered the war in order to guarantee a place at the Peace Conference' (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Catholics are in desperate need of some moral clarity from the Church

A Church of the poor?  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, pool)

Is the Church rich? It depends

But there is one country where the Church seems to be very wealthy

Cristiano Ronaldo donates £100,000 to the International Committee of the Red Cross (Photo: PA)

His story shows that footballing glory cannot buy you happiness

Day of the Dead by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)

In trying to eradicate Purgatory, the Protestant reformers took from ordinary people their greatest comfort

Caravaggio's first version of the Supper at Emmaus

A poll suggests 40 per cent of British people believe Jesus was not a real historical figure, a statistic that highlights the Church’s failing to communicate with the public

Ross Douthat is a columnist for the New York Times (AP)

The journalist can draw solace from St Bernadette, who refused to stay silent in the face of opposition

A stained glass portrait of St Augustine

After Mary Beard’s list of important Romans, here’s mine…

The gold statue of the figure of justice at the Old Bailey (PA)

All people, whoever they may be, are innocent until proven guilty and have a right to their good name