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Prince Charles has a new obsession as strong as his passions for ecology and architecture. He is refusing to stand idly by as Christians are driven out of the Middle East


Half of baptised Catholics never attend Mass and a third claim to have ‘no religion’. But it would be wrong to point the finger at the great ecumenical council

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Our experience of the Triduum is impoverished if we reduce it merely to attendance at its liturgies

St John Paul II recognised the importance of post-abortion women

I had not the slightest hesitation in signing the letter, and I was grateful to the organisers for undertaking the task

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

How to get more from MAGNIFICAT, the daily spiritual life companion

A new book shows that merciful priests who don’t water down the truth are vital for the Church

The Church may be quite good at handing out punishments, but seems less good in letting some sinners know they are forgiven

The idea of old age as the last stage in the journey to God is a source of great hope