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Sally Read claims that she ‘didn’t write a good poem’ until she was 27. Critics compare her to Sylvia Path, but she feels closer to John Keats (Photo: Dino Ignani)

Miguel Cullen talks to Sally Read, a convert whose acclaimed poetry draws on her experiences as a psychiatric nurse in London

Two pages from the booklet

Commuters stuck on the London Underground now have a chance to meditate on the Passion

Staff at the CAFOD-run clinic have harrowing tales, including one woman who was forced to flee aged only 10

A woman presses a flower on a monument to the victims of El Salvador's civil war (PA photo)

But a Jesuit university is trying to help Salvadorans come to terms with their past

Salvadorans pray at the crypt where Archbishop Oscar Romero was buried at the cathedral in San Salvador  (CNS photo/Luis Galdamez, Reuters)

In the first of a series of blog posts from El Salvador Miguel Cullen reports from the chapel where Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated

Church in Britain must pay the Government back for its share of the papal visit costs by the end of the financial year

‘Philosophy undermined my atheism’

Miguel Cullen meets the award-winning ‘religious poet in a secular age’ who is taking on Mozart’s unfinished opera