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David Mellor, former Home Office Minister, says we are under no legal obligation to obey the Strasbourg Court’s ruling on Abu Qatada. Is he right? No one’s denied it

Home Secretary Theresa May has said 'we are doing everything we can within the existing legal regime to deport [Abu] Qatada' (Photo: PA)

If he is, let’s have this poisonous man on the next plane back to Amman

We have taken our identity as a Christian country for granted. Now we must defend it

Prayers are said every year at the state opening of Parliament (PA photo)

Clive Bone’s success at the High Court shows that Britain has started to lose its Christian identity

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/02/12

Baroness Warsi is leading a delegation of British government ministers on a two-day official visit to the Holy See this week (AP)

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The monks of Ramsgate have shockingly put on the secular market sacred vessels given by generations of the faithful

This Pugin monstrance is one of the items to be auctioned (Dominic Winter/catholicnews.org.uk)

I believe this is one example of a failure of witness to the faith by today’s religious

The Power and the Glory remains the greatest argument for Catholicism ever made

Greene’s novel is a great argument for the faith, but so is the country in which it was set

Receiving the Sacraments is not a ‘right’

As a mother whose Down’s syndrome daughter made her First Communion I object to the language of rights entering Christ’s Church

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/02/12

Benedict XVI pictured during yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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El Salvador is still divided over its brutal, 12-year civil war

A woman presses a flower on a monument to the victims of El Salvador's civil war (PA photo)

But a Jesuit university is trying to help Salvadorans come to terms with their past

Will Obama really retreat over his edict that Catholic institutions must provide contraception? Probably not. And how will US Catholics vote then?

I suspect that the answer is deeply depressing

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A press conference takes place at the end of the symposium on abuse (AP)

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