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Pope Francis, as cardinal of Buenos Aires, washes and kisses the feet of residents of a shelter for drug users (CNS)

As well as the Pope, Catholics can also take their lead from Archbishop Fulton Sheen

The Duke of Cambridge at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday (CNS)

Although we may have not have a truly Christian Remembrance Sunday, it doesn’t mean the ceremony lacks religious significance.

Elisabeth Leseur's Cause has recently been introduced

None of Elisabeth Leseur’s friends or family knew about her extraordinary spiritual life

Catholics are sternly warned against attending  séances (PA)

I attended a séance when I was a student and I would never do it again

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

A revelatory new book will please those anxious to see Archbishop Sheen’s canonisation

A History of Loneliness is the story of a man  pushed into the priesthood by his over-devout mother (CNS)

John Boyne’s latest novel, A History of Loneliness, is driven by blunt ideology rather than subtle ideas

The end of Communism was extremely stressful, but Russians are finding their faith again (AP)

A quarter century after the Communist nightmare ended, it is the East where Christianity is rising again

Pope Francis waves after the general audience on April 30 (CNS)

During the synod we heard too much about failed marriages and too little about faithful marriages

An American university has carried out research into the cost of weddings and the success of marriages (AP Photo)

Money and how you spend it can be a prime source of friction in a marriage

Pope Francis wipes his eyes at the start of the morning session of the synod yesterday (CNS)

There is good reason to discuss what can be done pastorally within the context of doctrinal truth