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Joseph Goebbels (PA)

In Nazism, Hitler’s Minister for Propaganda discovered a malign alternative religion

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Patrum is a social network for art that gives incredible access to the Vatican’s collection

A stained glass portrait of St Augustine

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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

The church of Don Bosco in the Cinecittà, Rome

Canon Law makes it clear that funerals should be refused to ‘manifest sinners to whom a Church funeral could not be granted without public scandal to the faithful’

Of course it is Jesus Christ who saves us, the Church he founded is how he does it (PA)

The Church, rightly perceived, is a thing of divine wonder, even though it so often looks like a thing of earth

Pope holds controversial sign (PA)

Pope Francis was pictured holding a sign calling for dialogue on the Falkland’s issue

Belgian legislators voted to make their country the world's first to allow euthanasia for small children, despite vigorous opposition from the Catholic Church and all main religious groups. (CNS photo/ Laurent Dubrule, Reuters)

The Anscombe Bioethics Centre says opinion polls have dominated the debate too much

What's inside this week's magazine?

A sneak preview of this week’s magazine

A statue of St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153) is pictured in the Vatican Gardens  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) 3.

St Bernard of Clairvaux’s Feast Day is celebrated today

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush: power, privilege and talent (AP)

America could be on the verge of electing its first Catholic Republican president. But it would not be long before he found himself in conflict with Church leaders