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The Sister who gave up privilege to walk with the downtrodden can counter Irish prejudice against nuns today

Composers all over the world are hungry to write sacred music

Unless Western powers show they care about human rights they will be exposed as hypocrites

The great British survivor

In this Lenten season of forgiveness, Lord Tebbit reflects on the bomb that nearly killed him, bankers’ bonuses, bad sermons and the afterlife

Thanks to his unassuming personality and popularity, the Pontiff has a golden opportunity to change hearts and minds with a papal visit

How did St Patrick’s Day become such a successful ‘brand’?

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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

The L’Arche founder is a deserving winner of the Templeton Prize

The latest bombings show the Pakistani state to be weak in the face of terror and that the Taliban is still very much in business