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Catholics should be wary of supporting the Russian Orthodox Church against Pussy Riot

Russia Punks vs Putin

Among the victims of the Putin-Orthodox alliance are Russia’s Catholic minority

Single women should focus on God rather than themselves to achieve fulfillment

Helen Gurley Brown

The single life of Sister Wendy Beckett is more fulfilling than that of feminist Helen Gurley Brown

The post-Olympic campaign for daily sport in state schools could lead to the cult of sporting excellence that makes private schools a hell for the unathletic

School rugby can be a horrible prospect for the non-sporty (Photo: PA)

Two hours of sport a day is probably more than the state can afford: thank heaven for that, I say

What St Stephen of Hungary can teach us about manners

St Stephen could teach many web users about manners

The patron saint of Hungary has lots to teach us in the internet age

What the world needs now is a new toilet

Reinventing the Toliet

Inventing a new lavatory would make a huge difference to people’s lives

What would Amnesty’s Catholic founder think of AI now?

Aren’t there enough prisoners of conscience without the human rights group bowing to feminist pressure?

Becoming a Catholic can be a spur to overcoming addiction

Prescription pills can be addictive too (Photo: PA)

A friend’s newfound belief in his unique dignity as a human being loved by God made him see his addictive lifestyle in a new light

John Lennon’s Imagine encapsulates so many modern objections to religion

London Olympic Games - Day 16

When people stop believing in heaven they often create hell on earth

Catholics for Romney surely now has lift-off, with the announcement as his vice-presidential candidate of a faithful and pugnaciously pro-life Catholic

Mitt Romney and his vice presidential running mate, Paul Ryan (Photo: AP)

Paul Ryan, Romney pointedly announced, is ‘a faithful Catholic’ who ‘believes in the worth and dignity of every human life’

Romeo and Juliet shows the danger of privatising love

A scene from Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet

The truth is that love is not a purely private matter. Every marriage has a public resonance