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Meriam Ibrahim

Meriam Ibrahim, sentenced to hang by a Sudanese court for the crime of apostasy, may soon be freed

Gillian Gibbons, the British teacher who was jailed in Sudan in 2007 for allowing her students to name a teddy bear Mohammed (PA)

The case of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim tells us a great deal about the Muslim mindset as it exists in Sudan today

Bonnie Prince Charles: a happy-ish childhood

A newly released letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie reveals something about their family life

Jackie Kennedy (PA)

All Catholics have the right to speak to their pastors in the strictest confidence

A Corpus Christi procession makes it way through Rome (CNS)

Adoring the Blessed Sacrament must be the Church’s central focus

Pope Paul VI makes his way past bishops during a session of the Second Vatican Council in 1964 (CNS)

Pope Paul VI’s beatification will be an opportunity to re-discover his teaching, which willl do us a world of good

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe (CNS)

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe is deserving of her place on Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people

'Europe has abandoned traditional morality, by and large, while other places have kept it' (CNS)

Responses to Pew Foundation survey suggests huge differences in opinion on moral questions between Catholics from different continents

Catholics don't need to take a shrill tone with followers of other traditions (PA)

Angry polemics usually give the impression that the Faith we hold rests on shaky foundations

Jean McConville (left) with three of her children before she vanished in 1972,

Whatever the background to the case, her killing cannot just be forgotten