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Russia’s demographic emergency

Russia’s population decline is a national emergency, and its attitude to abortion is to blame

Copies of the Financial Times Deutschland outside a newsagent in Frankfurt (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/12/12

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Athletes, authors and royals can agree that it’s the greatest job of all

Gay Marriage Amendment

How we made ‘choice’ a god

When this worthless value is the pre-eminent good, society suffers

Pro-life protests, like this one in Dublin, could be banned at Cardiff University (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/12/12

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

The sisters will follow the Rule of St Benedict (Photo: Fr James Bradley)

The sisters will be received into the Ordinariate; their avoidable expulsion from their convent has been a heavy price to pay

2011 Summer TCA Tour - Day 9 - Los Angeles

Homeland’s debt to Milton

Are Al-Qaeda like Milton’s Satan, beyond reason, or are they motivated by something more accessible to our understanding?

ROYAL Investitures

It is much easier not to be a Christian

WWII France Paris Winston Churchill And General De Gaulle

Happy 98th birthday, Fr Charles-Roux

A model of wit, kindness and piety, and deeply devoted to the traditional liturgy of the Church

Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Downe, Kent (Photo; PA)

Farage understands the Tory grassroots much better than Cameron and his pals; this, in the end, is what will unseat him as leader of the party