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Nicky Campbell presents The Big Questions programme on the afterlife

If you want to ponder the afterlife, switch off the television and read an article by Stratford Caldecott

Francis arrives in St Peter's Square for the general audience (AP)

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A 2007 photo of Mexican Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes (CNS)

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A Lego statue of Jesus at a church at Vasteras, Sweden (AP)

Faced with the drama of sin and death, the ‘Church of Nice’ simply doesn’t cut it

'Atheism couldn’t provide a satisfying answer to her emotions when she fell in love and had a baby' (Photo: PA)

Her story shows how reason can guide people to faith

Meriam Ibrahim

Meriam Ibrahim, sentenced to hang by a Sudanese court for the crime of apostasy, may soon be freed

Francis prays during the meeting at the Olympic Stadium in Rome (AP)

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Richard Dawkins (AP)

Belief in the theory of evolution is no reason for atheism as Dawkins supposes: Darwin himself insisted that the had never been an atheist

People attend a protest march against France's legalisation of same-sex marriage in Paris (CNS)

Catholics who oppose change are often informed that they “are on the wrong side of history”

Francis will signal his support for the Catholic charismatic movement (AP)

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