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The reality is that women can't have it all (PA)

We can recognise the differences between the sexes and still affirm the equal dignity of women

Benedict XVI defrocked 384 priests for the abuse of minors in the last 2 years (CNS)

We must pray for every victim of abuse

Confession is about renewal, rebirth, reorientation of one’s life  (CNS)

We should be dying to go to Confession

If we stop going to Confession this will lead to spiritual death

Coronation Street will air a storyline this evening where a terminally ill woman will commit suicide (PA)

Viewers have a right to know that there is an alternative end to a lethal cocktail of drugs

Italian film director Roberto Benigni (PA)

We should support people who are suffering or in despair and remind them that suicide is not the solution

People waiting in line outside a confessional (CNS)

Kneeling is a vital part of Confession

To kneel rather than sit helps distinguish Confession from psychotherapy sessions

Pope Francis said that if  Jesus is not at the centre of a priest's life "we lose everything" (PA)

Pope Francis’s impromptu sermons prompt serious questions

A protester demonstrates outside the Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland (PA)

It is important to be alive to the cultural implications of living in an age of widespread abortion

It is extraordinary that this little word 'insulting' which can be interpreted according to the whims of those who feel 'insulted'

After unjust incidents of police interfering with free speech, thank goodness common sense is to prevail

When Humanae Vitae was released Peter Geach opened a bottle of champagne to celebrate (PA)

Truth matters and Peter Geach understood this