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I am delighted that Vincent Nichols will receive the red hat tomorrow

Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on St Valentine’s Day might be ridiculous but it is also understandable

Many of the Darwin connections are people of the utmost note

A new dark step has been taken across the Channel

Fashions have changed meaning literature and the Church are no longer comfortable bedfellows

The Forsyte Saga novelist has fallen out of favour since his death

And the committee oversteps the mark by criticising Catholic teaching on contraception and abortion

Yet another ruling illustrates the absurdity of our attitude to abortin

Money, care and time has been spent on restoring the historic sights of the island