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The monastery of Mar Elian, destroyed by ISIS, was a beacon of inter-faith co-operation

A century from now Catholics are likely to be the country’s largest Christian body. But the priesthood, the Mass and the laity may look startlingly different to today

A sneak preview of this week’s magazine

Cilla’s funeral was always going to have a showbizzy flavour. But it needn’t have watered down Catholic tradition

That’s why I will be voting for Britain to stay in the European Union

Happy 25th Anniversary, Youth 2000

Youth 2000 will celebrate 25 years this weekend in Walsingham

In Nazism, Hitler’s Minister for Propaganda discovered a malign alternative religion

Patrum is a social network for art that gives incredible access to the Vatican’s collection

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

How to get more from Magnificat, the daily spiritual life companion

Canon Law makes it clear that funerals should be refused to ‘manifest sinners to whom a Church funeral could not be granted without public scandal to the faithful’