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How great tragedy inspires great art

Alice Thomas Ellis’s life was overshadowed by tragedy, and so makes great reading in this, the month of death

Morning Catholic must-reads: 04/11/11

Cardinal Seán Brady, Primate of All Ireland (Paul Faith/PA Wire)

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Modern scientific slaughter is more barbaric than violence by primitive peoples

We are becoming less violent as a species, argues Steven Pinker in his new book, yet that only serves to make the violence of enlightened peoples worse

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/11/11

Benedict XVI prays at the tomb of Pope John Paul I (CNS photo)

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Perhaps Hugh Grant will find that perfect love at last

Hugh Grant, a father at 51. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Now that he’s a father, the heart-throb actor might finally discover what love really is, a love that can never be replaced

Euroscepticism has gone from mad to mainstream. The same thing will happen to ‘climate change’ scepticism

Environmental activists dressed as polar bears Binsar Bakkara/AP/Press Association Images

The history of science is the history of one collapsing consensus after another

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 02/11/11

Pope Benedict waves during this morning's general audience (AP Photo)

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Let’s end the obsession with women priests: the arguments are outdated and the question resolved long ago

Campaigners for women's ordination in front of St Peter's Basilica in Rome (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Campaigners such as Baroness Helena Kennedy think priesthood is all about power

Europe’s leaders are acting like the hapless ministers of pre-Revolution France

George Papandreou, the Greek prime minister, has proposed a referendum on the bailout (Photo: PA)

And when the inevitable finally comes, the Greeks who suffer most will be the least guilty

Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/11/11

Sister Elizabeth Johnson (CNS photo/courtesy Fordham University)

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