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School rugby can be a horrible prospect for the non-sporty (Photo: PA)

Two hours of sport a day is probably more than the state can afford: thank heaven for that, I say

St Stephen could teach many web users about manners

The patron saint of Hungary has lots to teach us in the internet age

Reinventing the Toliet

What the world needs now is a new toilet

Inventing a new lavatory would make a huge difference to people’s lives

Aren’t there enough prisoners of conscience without the human rights group bowing to feminist pressure?

Prescription pills can be addictive too (Photo: PA)

A friend’s newfound belief in his unique dignity as a human being loved by God made him see his addictive lifestyle in a new light

London Olympic Games - Day 16

When people stop believing in heaven they often create hell on earth

Mitt Romney and his vice presidential running mate, Paul Ryan (Photo: AP)

Paul Ryan, Romney pointedly announced, is ‘a faithful Catholic’ who ‘believes in the worth and dignity of every human life’

A scene from Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet

The truth is that love is not a purely private matter. Every marriage has a public resonance

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (PA Photo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/08/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

St John Fisher as painted by Hans Holbein

How long, indeed, before employment in the public sector requires a profession of liberal principles?