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Debate: Does it matter if relics are fake?

Archbishop Nichols views relics on show at the British Museum (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Is the ‘spiritual and emotive’ power of relics more important than their authenticity?

A plunge into the waters that soaked St Paul

The Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta. The current is stronger than you might think (Steve Parsons/PA Wire)

On a baking hot afternoon in the Maltese sea, a schoolmate and I almost got into serious trouble

Fr Kit the ‘monster’ and the kindly priest I knew didn’t just seem like different people: they were different people

The greatly loved Fr Kit Cunningham will be remembered by most people for the terrible crimes he committed

He had been granted the grace of ‘time for amendment of life’; and he had used it well

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/06/11

Chinese Catholic Ren Guilong prays at his home in a village on the outskirts of Taiyuan, Shanxi province (CNS photo/Reinhard Krause, Reuters)

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England’s saints have been written out of history

St Etheldreda at St Peter and St Paul church, Ampton, Suffolk

Our isle was once a land of saints, but now there is a trend to consign all religious people to the dustbin of history

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/06/11

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/06/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Chesterton’s prophetic voice, now increasingly being heard once more, is still relevant to the new age

Chesterton’s prophetic voice, now increasingly being heard once more, is still relevant to the new age

As a Catholic apologist, Chesterton was Newman’s successor: but his influence extended far beyond the Church

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 22/06/11

Pope Benedict XVI speaks at the general audience this morning

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The men abused by Rosminians deserve compensation

One of the men abused at Grace Dieu Manor preparatory school, Leicestershire (BBC/Blakeway Productions)

I hope the order learns a lesson from Canada, where a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is working to bring healing to victims

The Rosminian order must face up to its past: what happened in Tanzania was a moral catastrophe

One of the men who suffered abuse at one of two Rosminian-run schools in the 1960s (BBC/Blakeway Productions)

Last night’s programme was distressing to watch. The men who suffered abuse, though cruelly treated, have retained their dignity