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MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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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

The conflict is not the West’s fault. But Syria will not reach a solution on its own

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In just two years the Pope has overhauled Vatican finances and set a striking new tone, but time is running out to reform the Curia and hold bishops accountable over clerical abuse


I was a wild rock writer who found grace