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The conflict is not the West’s fault. But Syria will not reach a solution on its own

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In just two years the Pope has overhauled Vatican finances and set a striking new tone, but time is running out to reform the Curia and hold bishops accountable over clerical abuse


I was a wild rock writer who found grace

In defence of Richard III

The king was no usurper and had no motive for killing the ‘princes in the tower’

A new think-that report on faith schools ignores the impact of mass immigration on Britain

St Teresa had a neat explanation as to why St Joseph, whose novena starts today, is so successful in answering our prayers

It is odd that Richard III merits star treatment but Britain’s obsession with its history does have its benefits

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A new book shows that Blessed John Henry Newman was a man of action and an indefatigable administrator