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Thank goodness for Bishop-elect Egan. Humanae Vitae, he says, is infallible

A banner at a papal Mass in Benin (Photo: CNS)

On the other hand, an obituary of my chaplain in the 1960s recalls the encyclical’s very divided reception

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Benedict XVI greets faithful during this morning's general audience (AP)

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French President François Hollande has promised to legalise same-sex marriage

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Soon, the racist anti-Semite Marie Stopes will be on our stamps. Already, eponymous abortionists are menacing pro-life prayer. A mad world, or what?

Marie Stopes is still held up as a 'Great Briton' in Lefty circles (Photo: PA)

The wealthy Marie Stopes International is legally threatening the use of rosaries in baby pink and blue

Charles Darwin’s discovery was surely great. But let’s not dismiss all other thinkers – Aristotle or Socrates, say – who came before him

A sculpture of Darwin outside Bradford Town Hall made out of sand (Photo: PA)

G G Simpson, quoted by Richard Dawkins, suggested that the great thinkers of antiquity are now worthless

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The faithful cheer during yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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The tragedy at the heart of New Atheism

Richard Dawkins poses on a London bus displaying an atheist advertisement (PA)

Belief in an ordered universe is hard to reconcile with a tragic view of life

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Lawyer Carlo Fusco is representing Paolo Gabriele (CNS)

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What can we do to help our Christian brethren in the Middle East?

Charbel

Praying for them, and the invocation of Saint Charbel, may be a good way to start