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Pope Francis’s comments on the Big Bang are not revolutionary. Catholic teaching has long professed the likelihood of human evolution

Pope Francis has said that theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real (PA)

The Church has a centuries-long history of promoting scientific inquiry

The final synod report presents an unworkable solution to the Communion question

'It's wrong to admit someone in an irregular union to Holy Communion in the first place, and wrong too from a practical point of view'

Next year’s Synod must stick to the current teaching and resist harmful innovation

Why the Catholic Herald is becoming a magazine

'The image brought home just how much technology had reshaped the world in the eight years between the elections of Benedict XVI and Francis' (AP)

The night that inspired us to embark on one of the biggest changes in our 126-year history

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/10/14

Pope Francis arrives for yesterday's general audience (AP)

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How can we make the world a better place?

A Better Place will be an ethical lifestyle website

My online guide to the good life will be a fitting tribute to my late father, Stratford Caldecott

Books blog: Keeping the memory of Archbishop Fulton Sheen alive

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

A revelatory new book will please those anxious to see Archbishop Sheen’s canonisation

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 29/10/14

Pope Francis speaks at today's general audience (AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Action must be taken to curb sex-selective abortion before it becomes a major problem in the UK

'The current legal situation regarding sex- selective abortion is highly ambiguous'

On Tuesday will see a debate in the House of Commons over the Abortion (Sex Selection) Bill, which seeks to clarify the law

Books blog: An angry polemic against the Church disguised as fiction

A History of Loneliness is the story of a man  pushed into the priesthood by his over-devout mother (CNS)

John Boyne’s latest novel, A History of Loneliness, is driven by blunt ideology rather than subtle ideas

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/10/14

Francis: 'God is not a magician, but the Creator who brought everything to life' (AP)

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