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The Irish Catholicism that used to define so many English cities now seems as remote as Newman and Manning

Showing our love for Christ in the most public way possible can have a great power

The masculine-specific language of Father and Son isn’t arbitrary or replaceable

The life of the novelist was overshadowed by death

The dispute between two men with vitally important tasks at the Vatican is deeply troubling

‘Gay and Catholic’ is an ‘honest, humble, humorous and courageous’ memoir

The baroness is catastrophically misinformed about the Third World

‘From the Kippah to the Cross’ charts the journey of a remarkable Jewish convert

Last among equals?

Christian teachers, hoteliers and now cake-makers are being hauled before the courts in the name of equality. It’s time the law was more flexible in taking account of religious beliefs

The traps set by evil spammers can be hard to avoid