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Fr John Sullivan is seen in this drawing by Irish portrait artist Sean O'Sullivan. (CNS photo/courtesy Irish Jesuit Communications)

The priest gained a reputation in his lifetime for the great efficacy of his prayers. This week he even helped me

Worth Abbey Choir, in blue, sing with the Sistine Chapel Choir at the Jubilee Mass (Worth School)

A British school choir has made history by singing alongside the Sistine Chapel Choir at a papal Mass

'Labour MPs are saying things that ought to embarrass moderately sophisticated sixth formers' (Photo: PA)

Labour must have nothing to do with anti-Semites if it wants to be seen as a party of government

Cardinal Turkson said that it is "plausible" that Pope Francis may write a new encyclical letter on Just War Theory (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
Novelist Diana Athill after she won the Bed Next to the Door award for her memoir, Somewhere Towards The End at the prestigious Oldie Awards in 2009 (Photo: PA)

The author weighed up the flawed reasoning of the head with the deeper wisdom of the heart

We need a just war tradition that is clear and attempts to regulate modern warfare (AP)

Why we still need just war theory

Campaigners are urging the Vatican to abandon the tradition. They don’t realise how much it has already evolved

Plus: Charles Guthrie on the perils of pacifism

This week's cover cartoon is by Christian Adams

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Copies of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family, Amoris Laetitia ("The Joy of Love") (Photo: CNS)

Is editorial mischief at play in the Pope’s exhortation?

Mesmerising: Géza Röhrig as Saul Asländer in Son of Saul, set in Auschwitz

A startling Hungarian film shows how humanity can endure in the face of monstrous evil