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I, Claudius is a brilliant summary of the struggle between good and evil

Flowers laid outside the home of Baroness Thatcher in Belgravia

Reports suggest Margaret Thatcher will have a street in Madrid named after her.

Baroness Thatcher's funeral will be held next week  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

We have forgotten what this ceremony is about

Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan pictured in 1990 (Photo: PA)

Beyond politics she had many qualities that ought to command universal admiration

The Stigmatisation of St Francis (1594-95)

The richness of their theology is lost on the curators, though

Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery in Downton Abbey.

A new book gives an eye-opening account of the history of servants in Britain

Pope Francis greets parishioners outside Sant'Anna church (CNS)

The Pontiff’s ‘Italian identity’ and a wise choice of Secretary of State will help bring about change at the Vatican

Cardinal Angelo Scola celebrates the funeral mass for Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini

The breakdown of family and community life is behind dwindling numbers at funerals

Dr Giles Fraser Photo: PA

Dr Giles Fraser is mistaken when he suggests that celebrating the triumph of the Cross is theologically illiterate

Mary embraces Jesus from the "Lamentation of Christ" by Umbrian painter Niccolo di Liberatore. Photo: CNS

During Holy Week, we should blame the sins of the world for Christ’s death while remembering he freely laid down his life for us