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The Coalition’s failure to do anything for marriage only shows how little it cares about the poor

A screenshot from the documentary Catholics. The last episode, Women, will be broadcast tomorrow evening on BBC4

Woman’s Hour this week lets two ‘good cops’ talk about women in the Church

Lord St John, here in 1971 at a protest against anti-Semitism in Russia PA Archive/Press Association Images

Lord St John of Fawsley was a colourful and charming figure, but also a scholar and a tireless parliamentarian

Archbishop Nichols has signed the pastoral letter (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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Cardinal O'Brien has been accused of 'absurd and inflammatory rhetoric' (PA photo)

It would be a disaster almost impossible to reverse: this is the time to put a stop to it

A woman at the March for Life rally in Washington DC (CNS photo)

The debate on sex selection has put the abortion lobby on the back foot

Who cares about the consequences of gay marriage?

The problem with same-sex marriage legislation is that it wishes to bring into reality something that cannot exist

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Italian financial police in front of St Peter's Basilica (PA photo)

Many powerful groups want to reduce the influence of the Church in public life

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury (Photo: Mazur)