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Lord Patten of Barnes (PA)

The commission will hold discussions over the next two days at the Pope’s residence

Neil Addison said that the statement by DUSA was "legal gibberish." (CNS)

Dundee University Students Association has banned SPUC from its fresher’s fair

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Print Edition: September 19 2014

This week we bring you a profile report on the new Bishop of Leeds, Mgr Marcus Stock and the student union that has banned the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) from it’s Fresher’s Fair. Meanwhile, Fr Michael Seed pays tribute to his friend Ian Paisley. Lord Hylton explains why we must stand […]

Cardinal Vincent Nichols said that the Church must show mercy in the face of family breakdown (Mazur)

Cardinal says the way to deal with marriage failure is to be merciful, not condemnatory

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Print Edition: September 5 2014

This week we bring you reports on the amazing Catholic couple who are saving migrants at sea and the brave Nigerian bishop who refuses to have a bodyguard. Fr Thomas Casey dissects Leonard Cohen’s song ‘Hallelujah’ and Fr Matthew Goddard writes about his priest friend who was murdered by a burglar. Meanwhile newly-wed Will Heaven […]

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

The Diocese of Peroria has announced that the archbishop’s Cause has been suspended indefinitely

A 3 year-old chases bubbles at an event raising money for children with Down's Syndrome (AP/Mindy Schauer)

Dawkins can’t see my sister’s humanity

The biologist’s views on Down’s Syndrome may have sparked outrage, but they are shared by millions of Britons

St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, Ireland's national seminary (Photo: PA)

New candidates bring the total number at Maynooth to 70

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Print Edition: August 29

This week Maria Elena Candilio writes on the history of popes and their pets and Damian Thompson explains why Francis is the Vatican’s real Rottweiler. Fr Timothy Finigan outlines the perils of routine Holy Communion and Catherine MacMillan describes her journey as a teenage single mum with a severely-disabled daughter. Maajid Nawaz urges us to […]

Simone Lia (Dan Fone) Below: A scene from her graphic novel Please God, Find Me A Husband!

The graphic novelist explains how a bunny rabbit, a neglected boy and a group of Mormons led her back to the Catholic Church