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Pope Francis’s homily yesterday seemed to be an insight into the upcoming Synod on Marriage and Family

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If any figure deserves to be ‘fast-tracked’ to canonisation, it is the fast-tracker himself

Dangers to religion from too close a relationship to the state are vividly illustrated by Putin today

Rather than retreat to the catacombs, we should confidently proclaim the stupendous truths of the Creed

He re-established the simple but immense fact of the Church’s authority to declare the objective truth of Catholic doctrine

Fr Wojtyla was the only person that Padre Pio ever told about his most painful and bloody wound

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Upon the canonisation of this prophet of optimism and peace, we cannot help but see in him a fulfilment of the words of Jesus: ‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God!’

Pope John Paul’s major achievement for the Church was to recover Pope John’s original purpose: to “guard” and to teach more efficaciously “the sacred deposit of Christian doctrine”