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In an interview with the Catholic Herald from 2009, the new auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles says happiness comes from self-giving

The heart of St Philip’s apostolate is beating strong half a millennium after his birth

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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Edward VIII was a feckless Nazi sympathiser – we should be grateful his marriage to ‘that woman’ sparked the abdication crisis

A moving article by Julie Burchill highlights the importance of supporting those who have suffered tragic loss

Today is the feast day of the patron saint of pregnant mothers and women in childbirth

In admitting his guilt he would have faced the truth about himself – and encountered the truth about God too

Dr Deborah Nucatola, caught on camera discussing the sale of aborted babies’ body parts, could be the next Abby Johnson

Disappointments can actually help us to grow in trust and humility

The pessimistic noble Giacomo Leopardi was a precursor to Nietzsche and Samuel Beckett