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Former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at Georgetown University (AP)

And why are secularised institutions still allowed by the Church to describe themselves as ‘Catholic’?

Cardinal Kurt Koch, centre (CNS)

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Britain Hilary Mantel

As Mother Teresa of Calcutta showed, the Church is for the unloved and the rejected

Cardinal Ravasi (CNS)

A monk, two popular priests and even a Vatican cardinal have felt the wrath of an Opus Dei scholar

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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Or do they care more for protecting themselves than for the exercise of common decency?

Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior general of the Society of St Pius X (CNS)

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Melinda Gates (PA photo)

The statement by the Ursuline Sisters of Dallas is a hotchpotch of vagueness

Officers of the Canadian bishops' conference meet the Pope last November (CNS)

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Bishop Bernard Fellay (CNS photo)

The other SSPX bishops think this Pope ‘subjects the Church to the modern world': in other words, they’re barking