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But who was St Alban, Britain’s earliest saint?

Riot police use tear gas as protesters stand in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Riots engulfed central Athens and at least 10 buildings went up in flames in mass protests late Sunday as lawmakers prepared for a historic parliamentary vote on harsh austerity measures demanded to keep the country solvent and within the eurozone. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

The economic approach of Athens has resembled Becky Sharp in Vanity Fair

Pompeo Batoni's 1767 Sacred Heart

Attempts to convey Christ’s love for humanity in art have, it seems to me, had limited success

The Coalition seems to have no understanding of what marriage actually is

Sister Farrell, president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (CNS photo)

I hope they stay in the Church, even if they have caused it harm

What makes a country third world?

Policemen who don’t expect a tip

Diamond Jubilee celebrations

The Italian classic listed among the Deputy PM’s favourites is all about the futility of liberalism

Sister Margaret Farley, author of Just Love (CNS photo)

Sister Margaret Farley is a theologian in the same way as David Cameron

Britain Jubilee

Gary Barlow’s Jubilee song shows that Queen Elizabeth II binds many nations in one family

Long to reign over us Anwar Hussein/Anwar Hussein/EMPICS Entertainment

We’ll never know. Our monarch has never forgotten, in 60 years, that she was anointed to serve