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Ed West is the deputy editor of the Catholic Herald

‘Every needy child is your child’

Mama Maggie, pictured in ‘Garbage City’ in Cairo: ‘I am very inspired by Mother Teresa, but I am not worthy to wash her feet’

Ed West meets the woman known as ‘the Mother Teresa of Cairo’ for her work with the city’s ‘garbage people’

‘The churches have been pathetic’

Nadine Dorries appears on the BBC Two programme Daily Politics

Tory MP Nadine Dorries tells Ed West that she felt badly let down by Christians in her fight to reform abortion law

‘We have killed history in our country’

Phillip Blond: ‘In my 20s I understood that Christianity is essentially a theology of relationships, a theology of mediation’

Ed West meets Phillip Blond, the admirer of Chesterton who has been described as the Prime Minister’s ‘philosopher king’

‘I’d baptise an alien – but only if it asked,’ says Pope’s astronomer

Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican observatory (Photo: CNS)

Dr Consolmagno says the stars may be full of intelligent creatures with souls

Pope: Church has not been vigilant enough on child abuse

Pope Benedict is met by the Duke of Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/ PA Wire)

Benedict XVI addressed the abuse crisis on the papal plane

Benedict XVI gives book-length interview to German journalist

Peter Seewald's interviews with Pope Benedict XVI for his book Salt of the Earth were also put on CD

It will be the first in-depth interview of the Pope since his election in 2005

Cardinal: Church did not cover up role of ‘terrorist’ priest

Police Ombudsman Al Hutchinson holds his report into the 1972 Claudy bombings (Photo: AP)

Cardinal Brady denies that the Church conspired with the Government to relocate a priest suspected of atrocity

‘Religion and the City go hand in hand’

‘Religion and the City go hand in hand’

Kieran Prior, a Goldman Sachs veteran with an astronomical IQ is dedicating himself to charitable work

Cathedral hosts actor Anne Hathaway

Cathedral hosts actor Anne Hathaway

Actor, Anne Hathaway, was filming One Day in the Westminster Cathedral’s Lady Chapel

‘The people knew he loved them’

Fr Stephen, Tully, pictured outside Emmanuel Cathedral in Durban (Sandile Ndlovu)

Ed West meets the priest continuing the work of Archbishop Denis Hurley by helping the poor of South Africa