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The Dreamland site in Margate, Kent (PA)

Margate is worth a Latin Mass

Like Margate, the Church faces difficulties as a result of changes made in the first half of the 1960s

George Clooney is set to star in a special charity episode of Downton Abbey (CNS)

The Orthodox guide to surviving Advent

There’s no need to adopt their fasting rules, but we can learn quite a bit from the Russians’ preparations for Christmas

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston with series  creator Vince Gilligan (PA)

Why Catholics will love Breaking Bad

Most telly is filth but Breaking Bad is seriously good

Philadelphia in the sunshine. In the 1730s, it was the only city in the British Empire where Mass could be celebrated in public (Photo: PCVB)

Philadelphia glorifies God in a beautiful autumn surprise

David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy exchange copies of the new treaty at the Anglo-French summit this week (Photo: PA)

The new defence deal is a triumph. Many will feel it does not go far enough

Mel Gibson on the set of How I Spent My Summer Vacation (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela)

Hollywood has turned against him: he has been dropped from the cast of Hangover 2

Jack Valero is absolutely right when he says that the English media are not anti-Catholic

Let’s not forget that Rupert Murdoch is a papal knight

I’m at Hyde Park, trying to be tolerant. Thank God for the beautiful Mass this morning

I’d better pull myself together and get with the programme

Boris meets the Pope at Heathrow, Terminal 4

The Holy Father met the Mayor of London last night

Boris Johnson is a Catholic - although not what newspapers call 'a devout Catholic' (Photo: PA)

And what should he guard against?