This week we bring you the latest news on the closure of the National Catholic Library and Edward Pentin our Vatican correspondent explains why Italians are frustrated with Francis for not condemining abortion strongly enough. Meanwhile William Oddie pleads with the Holy Father to take a break this summer and enjoy the beauty of Castel Gandalfo.

Rachel Collingwood speaks with the Nicaraguan cardinal who wears jeans to Mass, Rod Liddle laments the selfish folly of the baby-boomer generation and Peter Hitchens explains why Pope Francis is wrong about drugs. Archbishop Peter Smith highlights the dangers of Lord Falconer’s ‘Assisted Dying’ Bill, Damian Thompson explains why he is so grateful to the Society of St Vincent de Paul and Mark Greaves gets to the bottom of what A Call To Action (ACTA) really stand for.

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