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The actor, like so many liberal Catholics, seems to have lost his Way

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A scene from Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ (CNS)

The Crucifixion is a historical certainty. So how do atheists explain it?

Watching the deaf members of the congregation is moving and informative

Secular hostility to religion has even spread to our language

Pope Benedict celebrates a Chrism Mass last year (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/04/12

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

The island of Lundy, off the Devon coast

For five days, I went cold turkey. My mobile was off, my laptop far away. And time slowed down

Pro-abortion protesters chant slogans while pro-lifers pray outside the BPAS clinic (PA wire)

We must win over the average Radio 4 listener who thinks the abortion lobby are the ones who really care about women

Vaclav Havel's widow holds an urn containing his ashes (CTK Photo/Roman Vondrous)

The Italian Church’s newly promulgated Funeral Rites leave me in a quandary

Fr Pierbattista Pizzaballa celebrates Mass in Bethlehem (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/04/12

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