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CS Lewis: His work inspires Christians

Christmas reminds us that God became man

President Barack Obama Below:

A federal judge has struck down Obama’s contraception mandate

Francis will be saying confession for the next few weeks (AP)

The Pope of forgievness wishes to encourage both priests and laypeople

Nelson Mandela (AP)

For whatever reason, unlike Alison Davis, he never got to appreciate the sacredness of life

Costanza Miriano's book has provoked anger among feminists (CNS)

Submission in marriage can be a virtue

The controversial book ‘Get Married and be Submissive’ is about self-giving, not self-abasement

Pope Frnacis made headlines this year when he embraced a boy with cerebral palsy (CNS)

The success of putting disability on display

We need to embrace the human race in all its vulnerability

Nelson Mandela (PA)

Comparing Mandela to Jesus is absurd

Even the very greatest saints in the Christian calendar, like Francis of Assisi, are only “Christ-like” insofar as they have come to reflect their divine Master

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski distributes rosaries in St Peter's Square (Photo: PA)

It is easier to shuffle papers about charitable giving than to take to the streets and seek out the needy

Author EL James poses with her erotic novel, 50 Shades of Grey (PA)

No great novelist should have to resort to explicit sex scenes

The John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford (PA)

Campaigning against abortion leaves Catholics open to hostility, but that’s more reason to take up the placards and join a prayer-vigil