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Vatican II Opening Ceremony 1962

Cardinal Danielou ‘saw clearly that a humanism divorced from faith in Jesus Christ ends in ruin and despair’

Sally Read, pictured in Rome

To Sally Read, ‘being a Catholic is like being in love’

Sandi Toksvig says she was groped on air 30 years ago (PA)

Following the Jimmy Savile revelations, more and more women are coming forward with stories of sexual harassment

The NHS is floating the idea of 'presumed consent' for organ donation (Photo: PA)

Under presumed consent I am not confident the state would feel a duty to treat a corpse with reverence after death or use it solely to help others live

Kenneth Clark presents Civilisation in 1969

In 200 years a latter-day Kenneth Clark might look on our society as a singular historical period that has passed away

Mgr Georges Lemaître chats to Albert Einstein in California in 1932 (Photo: PA)

The father of cosmology was wedded to science and the Church

No yoga here Chris Ison/PA Wire

Yoga is more than just exercise

Campaigners in Maryland before a state vote on marriage (Photo: PA)

‘Hate crimes’ are being investigated on all sides

Nick Clegg, whose office referred to opponents of SSM as 'bigots'

The gay marriage debate has turned unpleasant both here and in the US

Newborn babies at a hospital in Shandong province, eastern China (Photo: PA)

The internet is making it impossible for Chinese authorities to keep their shameful policy away from international scrutiny