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Who wants to live in a country where the Our Father is deemed offensive?

The debate about press freedom is a distraction from the real scandal

St Francis Xavier

As a new centre to study relics opens in Oxford, Fr Matthew Pittam takes a look at some more unusual examples

Mixing war, smartphones and the legend of Glastonbury, The Secret of Glaston Tor is an exciting tale

A sneak preview of this week’s issue

Talk of a ‘hierarchical’ God and a ‘vertical’ universe overlooks basic Catholic doctrine


His Holiness would do well to listen and learn from the African Church, whose religious experience is arguably more authentic than that of the West

Some have seized on attacks by Islamists to smear all religions by association. But the Christian faith can play a key role in awakening the West from its slumber

Being an English Catholic in the first two thirds of the 20th century was rather like being Jewish

Is Putin is trying to pick up from where Tsar Nicholas left off?