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Francis Phillips reviews Manual for Spiritual Warfare by Paul Thigpen

A doctor has spoken of the agony women feel when they realise they can no longer start a family

‘Gay and Catholic’ is an ‘honest, humble, humorous and courageous’ memoir

‘From the Kippah to the Cross’ charts the journey of a remarkable Jewish convert

In light of the Irish referendum result, the faithful must charitably but firmly engage in robust public debates on marriage, family and society

Author Fr Ashley Beck says bishops who opposed his Cause felt betrayed by his shift against the ruling class

The way many atheists and agnostics believe in the theories of men like Freud shows people still long for religious faith in this age of reason

This genius makes a vital contribution to culture – and decadence may follow if it is lost

Andrew Roberts’ excellent biography of Napoleon Bonaparte should have been on the outgoing Labour leader’s reading list

Bishops deferred to authority and priests and seminarians mainly followed suit. The lesson? That we must always speak out when our conscience is challenged