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AV will give Catholics a stronger political voice

Labour leader Ed Miliband joins Business Secretary Vince Cable in support of the Yes campaign (Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

In Britain there is no such thing as ‘the Catholic vote’, but with the Alternative Vote there might well be

William and Catherine have returned to the monarchy’s Christian origins

Prince William and Catherine Middleton exchange rings in front of the Archbishop of Canterbury (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

This royal wedding was a much more serious occasion than the last one

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/05/11

Catholic bloggers attend a meeting at the Vatican (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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

Prince William and his bride have the chance to shape Britain’s ideas about marriage

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge exchange rings during their marriage ceremony (CNS photo/Dominic Lipinski, pool via Reuters)

The monarchy has great symbolic power: the royal couple could set a standard about the purpose and meaning of matrimony

Banning Mugabe would drag the Vatican into a diplomatic minefield

Robert Mugabe receives Holy Communion at the beatification Mass in St Peter's Square (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

The Vatican is a Church; on what grounds can it ban someone from coming to Mass?

John Paul II, We love you!

John Paul II, We love you!

St Peter’s Square was crammed this morning as pilgrims started arriving for tomorrow’s beatification of Pope John Paul II

Sunday’s beatification will be of a holy pope who began the fightback against the smoke of Satan

John Paul II's greatest achievement was to defend the stable and objective character of Catholic teaching (Photo: CNS)

It will take 100 years to recover from the 1960s and 70s: but John Paul set us back on course

Contemporary Britain is in crisis. May the royal wedding bring renewal

A royal enthusiast camps across the road from Westminster Abbey to ensure a good view of the wedding  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Every empire falls for a simple reason: a lack of self-belief. And our leaders don’t seem to believe anything much any more

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/04/11

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/04/11

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Debate: Did John Paul II fundamentally renew Catholicism?

John Paul II greets a crowd while on holiday in Val D'Aosta, Italy (CNS/ Arturo Mari)

Or did he fail to tackle the deepest problems of the Church?