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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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/08/12

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (PA Photo)

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I feel a shiver when I see the parallels between our world and that of St John Fisher

St John Fisher as painted by Hans Holbein

How long, indeed, before employment in the public sector requires a profession of liberal principles?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/08/12

Paolo Gabriele travels in the Popemobile in May (CNS)

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King Lear offers a bleak and godless world. But, when I leave the theatre, I feel hope, not despair

A 1999 production of Lear by the Royal Shakespeare Company (Photo: PA)

And hope is not an illusion; it reflects my experience of the world. To be a Christian in faith and practice is to be genuinely human

Former Abbot Hugh Gilbert is turning out to be an impressive Bishop of Aberdeen. What a splendid Archbishop of Westminster he would have made…

Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen

I still believe the speculation that that’s what Rome would have preferred was true