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Edith Piaf pictured on a US stamp (AP Photo/USPA)

No one in their right mind – certainly no Christian – can sing ‘Non, je ne regrette rien’ and really believe that it’s true

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius stands next to President Barack Obama  Photo: CNS photo/Reuters

The American Church fights back

The bishops are taking on the Department of Health over proposals to make religious institutions provide contraception and abortifacient pills

Michael Voris: The courts and the legal system reflect the views of secular liberals

For five decades fundamental moral values have been sidelined by economics and politics

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The magazine, founded in 1991, provided honest coverage of the Church’s problems but also showed its life and vigour

Whether one is Labour or Tory, believer or not, you can’t change the natural laws

David Alton’s inspiring attempts to open up the ‘hermit kingdom’ is an example of Christian diplomacy at its best

Should a film be made about Margaret Thatcher while she is still alive?

Margaret Thatcher’s confusion and memory loss is sad, but not quite tragic. Her life was not cut short too early: she fulfilled her potential in spades

Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche CNS photo by Nancy Wiechec

We need strong voices like Jean Vanier’s to fight against utilitarianism

Archbishop Dolan of New York, pictured addressing the media, is to be given a red hat (Photo: CNS)

Instead, let’s give thanks for Pope Benedict XVI’s wise leadership and continued good health

Joan of Arc, as portrayed by Milla Jovovich in the 1999 film The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

I’m puzzled by St Joan of Arc

Yet there is no doubt that this extraordinary woman, who heard “voices”, was sane