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Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem (CNS)

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Bishop Bernard Fellay CNS photo/Paul Haring

Bishop Fellay has made courageous steps towards ending the 40-year division

The Ascension depicted at St Peter and Paul church in Mauren, Liechtenstein (CNS)

We are witnessing the disappearance of the concept of sacred time

Pope Benedict is pictured at the Regina Caeli at the Vatican yesterday (AP)

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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?