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Talk of a ‘Vatican Spring’ misunderstands how the Church works

The Pope’s conversation with Eugenio Scalfari continues to intrigue

Catholic-secular divisions run deep in Italy, so the Holy Father’s interview with a leading atheist is curious

The Catholic Church ‘thinks in centuries’ and this phrase rests on the received wisdom that time needs to pass before we can make a judgement on someone

Fidelio tells us a lot about how liberalism has triumphed over its romantic roots

Breaking off sporting links with Pakistan would signal our displeasure at the way it treats minorities

Our Government deplores attacks on Christians but continues to support governments that make them possible

Did Psalm 137 inspire Jesus’s famous parable?

It matters that photographer Alistair Morrison has chosen Julie Waters to portray St John

He might find inspiration in the lives of two other Church leaders who had similarly public falls