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A conversation with a Quaker: sacraments, suicide and Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day: a saint for sinners (Photo: CNS)

Was Mother Teresa depressed and did Jesus commit suicide?

Never underestimate the self-giving of the Catholic priesthood

John Vianney: 'The priesthood is the love of the Heart of Jesus' Photo: CNS photo/Crosiers

We easily forget those good priests whose reputations can be permanently tarnished by false accusations

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/11

The controversial Jubilee Church in Rome, designed by leading American architect Richard Meier (CNS photo by Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

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

Wind farms, says the Duke of Edinburgh, are ‘absolutely useless and a disgrace’: thank heavens for the Duke, I say

Wind farms are not helping Britain's economy (Maurice McDonald/PA Wire)

All these windmills are a product of irrational global warming panic

The Bishop of London is right about Anglicans using the Roman rite

One cannot be an Anglican and use the Roman Missal – it is one or the other

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/11/11

The Pope visits the parish of St Rita in Cotonou on the second day of his journey to Benin in West Africa (AP Photo/Sandro Bianchi, pool)

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

Novel writing and religion tend not to go together well

Rufus Sewell and Kate Beckinsale star in Cold Comfort Farm, the 1995 adaptation of the novel

Believers ought not to be self-obsessed, but novels are about self-obsession

Heroes like Derek Barrowcliff light up our dark times

Heroes like Derek Barrowcliff light up our dark times

Reading the pathologist’s obituary lifted my spirits

The Vatican has hit back against Benetton’s insult to the pope ‘in uncharacteristically swift fashion’. Good for them, I say

A Benetton shop features the Unhate poster campaign (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

And what about a bit more of that ‘uncharacteristic swiftness’?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/11/11

The new Italian prime minister Mario Monti meets the Pope (AP Photo)

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