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Wedding couples sit inside St Peter's Basilica (Photo: AP)

Persuading young people to opt for marriage and family cannot be achieved by loving compassion alone

US Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno has been appointed director of the Vatican Observatory (CNS)

A new book charts the historical relationship between the Church and science

A displaced Christian girl who fled the violence in Mosul. Have we forgotten their plight? (AP Photo)

It’s right that we help everyone we can, but should we give priority to the region’s Christians?

Children wave to Pope Francis as he arrives in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican for a meeting with large families in 2014 (AP)

Jennifer Fulwiler’s new book persuades us that life can be a much larger and more exciting adventure if we put ourselves in God’s hands

A brave attempt to offer a family to those without

A brave and fragile attempt to counter our atomised society

Blessed Antonio Rosmini was once denounced as a heretic

The much-maligned Antonio Rosmini is finally getting the recognition he deserves

Dr Oliver Sacks, receiving his CBE by Queen Elizabeth II in 2008

The neurologist and author maintained a deep reverence for all those he cared for

Jeremy Corbyn speaks with supporters outside. - NEWZULU/RITA

Rather than be ‘armchair Christians’, we have to go to the people – similar to Corbyn’s leadership drive

Joseph Goebbels (PA)

In Nazism, Hitler’s Minister for Propaganda discovered a malign alternative religion

Clive James (PA)

The Australian’s collection of poems, Sentenced to Life, reflect the sorrows and regrets of his life