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Britain seems to be losing its taste for opera

Placido Domingo performs in a production of Simon Boccanegra at the Staatsoper in Berlin (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

If so, this is bad news for all of us

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The first members of the Personal Ordinariate are ordained in Westminster Cathedral in January (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

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Hungary’s cheering pro-life constitution offers a shining example to a comfortable, selfish Britain

Hungary's justice minister Tibor Navracsics speaks in the country's Parliament building about the new constitution (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

The post-Communist country has grasped what is fundamental: a respect for life

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Child evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture  arrive at their new evacuation shelter last March (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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The King James Bible, like the new Mass translation, would have been condemned as ‘inaccessible’

Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, poses with the 400-year-old King James Bible (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

Both translations seek to avoid “Gas Board English” and create a suitable language to express transcendent truths

Curiouser and curiouser: the Pope has now turned the Book of Common Prayer (well, quite a bit of it) into a Catholic liturgy

Blackfriars' chapel in Oxford, where later this month an Evensong and Benediction will be celebrated by the Oxford ordinariate group. Photo: Br Lawrence Lew, OP

Evensong and Benediction at Blackfriars: what next?

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Pope Benedict XVI is driven through the crowd gathered for today's weekly general audience (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl is overseeing the creation of a Personal Ordinariate in America

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For the sake of a quiet life, some priests will avoid tricky subjects in homilies

A priest hears a confession at the hippodrome in Zagreb, Croatia (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Even preaching about the necessity of confession caused me trouble

A Third Reich mentality is taking over our treatment of the elderly

Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, blesses a patient at a hospice in his diocese (CNS photo)

We need a new crusade to fight this secular response and treat vulnerable people with dignity