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An extract from a new e-book by Edward Pentin is required reading ahead of the upcoming synod on the family

In championing environmental causes the Pope must not allow himself to be seen as someone against industrialisation

The Pope wishes to speed up annulments, but not compromise doctrine

A disturbing report into child abuse asks some serious questions about what young people are being taught

Once more we see the way something moves from being optional to being compulsory

No one who visits the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Room 50A will leave thinking the Middle Ages were backward

What is immediately interesting about the Pope’s letter ahead of the Year of Mercy is the old-fashioned nature of his concerns

We risk making the same mistake as those who shut their doors to Jews fleeing persecution

That’s why I will be voting for Britain to stay in the European Union

Canon Law makes it clear that funerals should be refused to ‘manifest sinners to whom a Church funeral could not be granted without public scandal to the faithful’