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Praying outside an abortion clinic is never boring

Praying outside an abortion clinic is never boring

Extreme reactions occur occasionally, but the atmosphere is peaceful and the public more supportive than you might think

For atheists, death is the only point of life – that is Christianity’s great selling point

For atheists, death is the only point of life – that is Christianity’s great selling point

While we should, like Steve Jobs, live every day like it was our last, we should never allow our lives to be defined by this ‘one appalling fact’

Here’s an e-petition we should all support: that ‘children’s TV should carry a government health warning’

It is probably better not to expose children to TV at all (Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Whether you agree that Catholics should actually Unplug their Televisions, we need to understand that this is a dangerous medium

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/10/11

A Copt prays over the coffins of 17 people killed in Sunday's clashes (AP)

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The Joanna Yeates trial and the Salvation Army chaplain who heard a confession of murder

David and Theresa Yeates laying flowers at Longwood Lane, Failand, where their daughter Joanna's body was found Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire)

The details of the case have been distressing: surely the jury can hear these in private?

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 12/10/11

Benedict XVI arrives for this morning's general audience (AP Photo)

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The Holy Father calls for a faith stripped of worldly habits

Pope Benedict XVI arrives at the meeting with representatives of Catholic associations in Freiburg (Photo: CNS)

Much of the 1950s, Home Counties Church that I grew up in had become a matter of mere convention

Every time I spend any time abroad, I wonder why, in a ‘global world’, we abandoned a global liturgy

Torreciudad, the Marian shrine rebuilt by St Josemaría Escrivá in Aragon, Spain

Mass in Latin unified the world Church: the vernacular has Balkanised it

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/10/11

Dr Rowan Williams meets President Mugabe (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

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The broadcaster RTÉ has apologised for falsely accusing a priest of abuse. It’s not the first time for Irish media, sadly

Nora Wall, left, leaves Dublin's Court of Criminal Appeal in 2005 after being declared the victim of a miscarriage of justice (Photo: PA)

Let us hope they will be more careful in future