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The great British survivor

In this Lenten season of forgiveness, Lord Tebbit reflects on the bomb that nearly killed him, bankers’ bonuses, bad sermons and the afterlife

Thanks to his unassuming personality and popularity, the Pontiff has a golden opportunity to change hearts and minds with a papal visit

How did St Patrick’s Day become such a successful ‘brand’?

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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

The L’Arche founder is a deserving winner of the Templeton Prize

The latest bombings show the Pakistani state to be weak in the face of terror and that the Taliban is still very much in business

John Kerry has finally stated that we should talk to Assad, something that should have been done four years ago

Once a place has been used for Muslim worship it is ipso facto a mosque

If only Fr Theodore Hesburgh, the late president of Notre Dame, had fully grasped the ideals of his hero Cardinal Newman