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The Church west of Egypt has long been plagued by heresy, piracy and persecution

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/09/14

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Philip Trower’s recollections of his spiritual journey shows that a belief in God can be taught and caught in many different ways

Why has it proven so hard for the Better Together campaign to galvinise enthusiastic support for our union?

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From the moment we approached the Church as a newly engaged couple Lida felt its warm embrace

If Confession fades away, so does Holy Communion

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How the sign of peace disturbs me

While exchanging the sign everyone gets up, shakes hands, gives hugs and sometimes kisses – I’ve even witnessed a full-blown snog