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May 27th 2016

The priest who forgave his Islamist torturers

Fr Douglas Al-Bazi's torturers asked him why he wasn't afraid of death. He told them: 'For me, death is the beginning. But for you it is the end'

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Fr Al-Bazi: ‘They said we have all night to take out your teeth, and you have plenty’ (CNS)

Fr Douglas Al-Bazi’s torturers asked him why he wasn’t afraid of death. He told them: ‘For me, death is the beginning. But for you it is the end’

St Augustine’s Church, Ramsgate (Ludmila Griffin)

A few years ago St Augustine’s, Ramsgate, had just one Mass a week. Today the restored shrine welcomes 10,000 visitors a year

Bernie Sanders arrives on a hotel terrace near the Vatican (PA)

A celebration of the encyclical Centesimus Annus turned the worker into a subject of state policy rather than an economic agent