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People leave a polling station on June 23 (PA)

St John Paul II once pleaded with the EU to recognise its Christian traditions, but unfortunately his appeal fell on deaf ears

Eucharistic adoration at a prayer service for vocations at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, New York (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic) (May 29, 2013)

The ‘most real thing in our everyday existence should be the Eucharist’, according to author Francis J Pierson

Protestors outside a Planned Parenthood clinic  (AP)

A former Planned Parenthood employee has written a devastating account of her time working for the abortion provider

A woman receives Communion during a Mass for young adults at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York City (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Patrick Madrid recalls the Mormon who told him: ‘I’ve never seen Catholics show awe. So I guess they don’t believe it’

Members of the Bloomsbury Group, from left, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Maria Nys, Lytton Strachey, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, pictured in 1915 (Wiki)

Emotional problems are surely bound to surface in the children of parents with an insouciant attitude towards marital fidelity

The installation of Bishop Alan Hopes of East Anglia at St John the Baptist Cathedral, Norwich, which was constructed between 1882 and 1910 to designs by George Gilbert Scott Jr (Photo: Mazur/

The Diocese of Northampton was dismissed as the ‘dead diocese’ until the arrival of Bishop Arthur Riddell

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

The Blessed is one of several spiritual writers whose works have been abridged for a new series

Consumer magazines are displayed on a newsstand in New York (AP)

Christopher Murphy worked for Glamour magazine and as a teacher before he felt a call to work with Catholic apostolates

An image from the cover of The Shadow of his Wings

The story of Fr Goldmann is the perfect Confirmation present

GK Chesterton sits on a bench in Brighton in 1935 (AP Photo)

Chesterton ‘addresses the narrowness and slipperiness of modern thinking’, says the author of a new guide to his work