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In an Iraqi Christian refugee camp old men savour memories of Christmas dinners and young mothers anxiously nurse their newborns

Cardinal Nichols reflects on his recent visit to the tiny Catholic community in Gaza

We don’t mind if the Daleks are Scientologists, but please don’t let the Time Lord turn into a secular bore

As a sceptical neurosurgeon I dismissed patients’ visions of the afterlife. Then one day I had a violent seizure and found myself in a realm of indescribable beauty

An attack on Lithuania might seem unlikely given that it s part of Nato, but Russia might risk it

If the Pope had met the Dalai Lama, Chinese Catholics would have been made to suffer

The Way’s founder, Kiko Arguello, has written a book that is dramatic, intense, and deeply personal

Hollywood is full of bright people with a nose for the next classic, but they do not always find it

It went largely unreported: now, it should be constantly reiterated. If it is, this could be one of the great pontificates

The beauty lies in children stumbling through the extraordinary story of how God chose to enter the world