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Pope Francis is heading to the land of arguments

Israeli border police walk by Christians on the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem this year                     (CNS)

With the Pope visiting the Holy Land next week, Tim Stanley reports on the fascinating, troubled place

Was Isabella the Catholic really a saint?

Isabella was granted the title ‘the Catholic’ by a papal bull in 1496. Her Cause was launched in 1958 in the Diocese of Valladolid, where she died in 1504

Those promoting Queen Isabella’s Cause can’t ignore the horrendous suffering she imposed on the Jewish people

Cora Sherlock: ‘Many Irish people live in a dreamland about abortion’

Cora Sherlock

Mary O’Regan meets the softly spoken but steely campaigner seeking the repeal of Ireland’s abortion law

Megachurch pastor Ulf Ekman: ‘We need what the Lord has given to the Catholic Church to live fully as Christians’

Ulf Ekman and his wife, Birgitta, meet the Pope on April 9

The founder of Scandinavia’s biggest Bible school on why he is becoming a Catholic

Russia’s patriarch has a lot to lose in Crimea

Patriarch Kirill doesn’t want large sections of his flock looking westwards

The Russian Orthodox Church cannot afford to alienate Ukrainians as it bids for primacy within the Orthodox world