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Greenpeace activists protest against genetically modified rice (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

‘No effects on human health have been shown as a result of the consumption of such foods by the general population in the countries where they have been approved’

A conversation with my parish priest reminds me of the difficulties the Church faces with baptisms, weddings and Holy Communion

Fr Jamison, former Abbot of Worth, has 'done a Bonhoeffer' (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

His excellent book Finding Sanctuary manages to communicate the riches of Christianity to an audience that knows little about it

The Pope celebrates Mass in St Peter's Basilica on Pentecost Sunday (AP)

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Miliband raps university 'snobbery

The Labour leader’s talk about his faith background contrasts with the emptiness of the Cameron vision

Bettina Goering, left, talks with Shanti Bannwart, whose father was a senior military official in Nazi Germany (PA photo)

None of the interviewees on BBC2’s Hitler’s Children mentioned religious belief at all

The ordinariate's first members are ordained at Westminster Cathedral (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop Nichols is less helpful to the ordinariate than he could be. Why is that?

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The bloodthirsty Fascist dictator is still fondly remembered – especially in the south

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, president of the Italian bishops' conference (CNS)

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Benedict XVI at this morning's general audience (AP)

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