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Female ordination and sexuality are surface issues. The root of the problem lies in different views on Scripture and tradition

It has been many decades since the publication of Humanae Vitae, but it seems more prophetic than ever

Making the murdered French priest a saint will also challenge Catholics to ask themselves, am I prepared to die in God’s service?

Pope Francis’s three-day trip is unlikely to be win-win

Seminaries need to be replaced with a new way of training our priests

Victoria was by no means a model constitutional monarch, but she remains a fascinating figure in British history

Peaceful people gather to pray for peace – it won’t sway those in favour of violence

Concepts of peace, humility and exalted love sprung from the Christian tradition

A new poll suggests up to a third of France’s Muslims reject the legitimacy of the country’s secular law

The ‘funeral without the funeral’ could refocus our attention on the Eucharistic sacrifice. It’s a lot cheaper, too