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Two girls watch as a boy plays with a 10ft high doll’s house built in the 1870s (PA)

The MPs who won’t let boys be boys

There is a baffling political crusade to replace toys for girls and boys with ‘gender-neutral’ knick-knacks

Mother Winsome with Mgr Keith Newton on New Year's Day

This was a historic event not just for the Ordinariate but for the English Catholic Church as a whole: Catholics should give them financial help

A Sunday Assembly service in full flow

The idea of ‘atheist religion’ is a stupid one, but it has achieved a fair amount of traction in recent years

Patriarch Bartholomew I (left) with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Istanbul in 2009

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/01/14

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

Pope Francis addresses pilgrims during the Angelus yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/01/14

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

Wolf Hunt

Why do we fear wolves so much?

With wolf numbers flourishing, are government cuts to blame?

When Humanae Vitae was released Peter Geach opened a bottle of champagne to celebrate (PA)

Truth matters and Peter Geach understood this

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis shares his thoughts on subjects including vocations, prophesising and formations

'Much of the excitement in the press derives from the conviction that Francis is a Pope of change'

In 2014 the Pope must play his role as teacher of the faith with clarity and courage

Robert Hugh Benson, author of Lord of the World

Pope Francis referred to the apocalyptic fable, The Lord of the World, in November and Benedict XVI also frequently cited it