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Pro-lifers' freedom of speech was recently threatened at the University of Oxford (PA)

Pro-lifers at university have to stay vigilant

Chaplin in 'City Lights' (AP)

Although not a religious man, Chaplin captured something of the universal human heart

Newlyweds marry in a Catholic Church (CNS)

I am growing more aware of the lonely lives some priests lead

Blessed Mother Theresa with Saint Pope John Paul II, just months before she died (AP)

Our correspondence 24 years ago shows what motivated her – love

A woman prays by a portrait of Mother Teresa in Calcutta (CNS)

For the Albanian saint living Jesus’s example was more important than politics

Pius XII prepares to give a radio address in 1943 (CNS)

A new book suggests the wartime pope used all the means within his power to help Jews

Young John Paul II with his father

The late pope’s father was instrumental in forming Karol Wojtyła’s faith

St Anthony by Bernado Strozzi

A mesmerising digital reconstruction of the saint’s visage reminds us what it means to be human

'The pill seems to be the medically miraculous answer to the fear of an unwanted baby' (PA)

And this confusion is rooted in the arrival of the Pill in the early 1960s

Georges Bernanos, author of Diary of a Country Priest

Bernanos’s novel shows life as a battle between hope and despair