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And we should not think we are immune from such problems

Tributes to Savita in Dublin (Photo: PA)

The answers will be harder to find if Savita’s husband and her family decide not to co-operate with the investigation

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They are an example to follow but also a splendid and royal rebuke to our times

Dorothy Day's Cause has been endorsed by the US bishops' conference (Photo: CNS)

What sets her apart from other holy men and women is that her early lifestyle was so at odds with her life after conversion

Vatican Pope Easter

Some men just love to make-believe

Sir Jimmy Savile claims

One abuse victim’s account offers an instructive take on attitudes to paedophilia

A funeral in Ireland reminds me how Christian that country still is in comparison

A Requiem Mass for Czech leader Václav Havel, whose body was cremated (Photo: PA)

Humans require more than secular rites of ‘closure’

Romney 2012

But Obama probably will because of his ‘ideological stance’

A volunteer tends to a patient in Pennsylvania (Photo: PA)

It was a significant contrast to the sad, hasty and solitary deaths so many people are subjected to, not least on the Liverpool Care Pathway