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Reinventing the Toliet

What the world needs now is a new toilet

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

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

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

London Olympic Games - Day 16

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

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’

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

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (PA Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/08/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

St John Fisher as painted by Hans Holbein

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

Paolo Gabriele travels in the Popemobile in May (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/08/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

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