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This isn’t about the morality of gay relationships: it’s about obedience—to the Magisterium, and to Conscience properly understood

Pope Benedict marks the 500th anniversary in the Sistine Chapel (CNS)

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Young boy dressed as a vampire for Halloween (Photo: PA)

Halloween is a post-Christian celebration which compels us to buy things which we don’t need. We should return to our Christian roots and throw All Saints parties instead.

Pope Benedict arrives at this morning's general audience (AP)

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Atheist advertising campaign launched

A book of apologetics reminds me why that is the faith’s enduring strength

Pumpkins are sold at a roadside stall near the Polish capital Warsaw (AP)

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The National Gallery where the picture is currently being exhibited

Hamilton’s depiction of the Annunciation at the National Gallery tampers with traditional Christian iconography.

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Catholicism needs more emphasis on beauty

Bishops gather for the synod's closing Mass in St Peter's yesterday (AP)

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Jimmy Savile at the BBC in 1972 (Photo: PA)

The BBC was blinded by his celebrity status. But its problems with group-think are shared by many institutions