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A proper love of Creation is firmly rooted in the Bible

Mary would be the very best name of all for the new arrival

Dawn Eden, author of The Thrill of the Chaste, says chastity is not abstinence, but a virtue that can help us all love more fully

Luther’s criticism of Aristotle does not seem important today. Nor will today’s political fads in the future

Facing hostility from secularists at home and violence from Islamists abroad, the faithful should stop pursuing lost social causes and focus instead on defending religious freedom

Cardinal Francis George of Chicago was one of the clearest thinkers and most direct speakers in the hierarchy of the US Church

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor reveals why he feels sorry for Tony Blair and recalls the scandal that tested him at Westminster

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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Politicians will not address the real issues, nor even meet the electorate – no wonder people look to alternatives

St Francis didn’t think animals were ‘almost’ like us – he loved them because they had come from the hand of God