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Let’s not get carried away claiming Shakespeare for Catholicism

The current production of All's Well That Ends Well at the Globe. (Photo: Globe)

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith reviews a superb production of All’s Well That Ends Well, but cautions against extravagant interpretations of Shakespeare

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/07/11

Young people attend a catechetical session at the Palacio De Deportes yesterday (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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

Why do our Bishops pull out candidates for the priesthood from seminaries which teach the Extraordinary Form? Why are they so intent on defying the Pope?

Photo: CNS

The new vision of liturgical pluralism should now be an integral part of priestly formation

WYD 2011: Madrid will never forget these scenes of devotion

Pilgrims fill Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles for the opening Mass of World Youth Day (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Catholics young and old dance in the streets ahead of the Pope’s arrival

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 17/08/11

Young pilgrims at the opening Mass of World Youth Day in Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles
(Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 16/08/11

World Youth Day pilgrims explore Madrid (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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

An entry charge at York Minster is needed to maintain such a gigantic building

York Minster is not subsidised by the state

William Oddie claims the Minster was ‘purloined’ at the Reformation. But it belongs now, as always, to the people of England

Now we have proof that abolishing parental rights and encouraging single-parent families was disastrous: the disaster has happened

A 12-year-old boy leaves Manchester magistrates court last week (PA wire)

What was done by design can be undone the same way. But will there be enough political determination to do it?

England would be a more hopeful place if it rediscovered its devotion to Mary

The feast of the Assumption is celebrated in style by Maltese on the island of Gozo

The trouble is that once a tradition has been destroyed, how do you revive it again?

Christianity is no longer the soul of public life: that’s why anarchy broke out last week

A boy stares at the aftermath of the riot in Tottenham (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

I felt depressed at the scenes on our streets, but not actually surprised