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Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Persuading young people to opt for marriage and family cannot be achieved by loving compassion alone

A sneak preview of this week’s issue

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Old-style socialists like Jeremy Corbyn may be atheists but they are less likely than the liberal Left to be ideologically opposed to religion

The night I outran my demons

As a young doctor on a cancer ward, I consoled myself with drink and
New Age nonsense. Then one evening I stepped into a chamber of horrors

For good reason, commentators on the Catholic Left could hardly contain their excitement at the papal visit

Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk received death threats when he spoke up for Turkey’s religious minorities. On a visit to London, he explains why he won’t be silenced

Downton tells us nothing truthful about 1925