LEAD STORY — The 300-million strong Orthodox Church may be about to split ● Charles Coulombe: The five foreign Catholics that we Americans love ● Matthew Schmitz: The China deal upends the political vision of Vatican II ● Michael Hodges on the rich history of the Knights Hospitaller ● Mary Kenny: Despite our family and cultural links, Ireland sides with the EU ● Fr Raymond de Souza: What do Benedict XVI’s leaked letters to a cardinal tell us? ● Cardinal Bo talks to Angelo Stagnaro about his small but expanding flock ● Allan Massie on AN Wilson’s new novel: a mix of theology, social comedy and love story ● Fr Dominic Allain visits an epicentre of the abuse crisis ● Nick Thomas on the pros and cons of theatrical training