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Can there be dialogue with Islam without religious freedom?

Supporters of a Pakistani religious group rally in Lahore to condemn the release of a Christian woman Asia Bibi who had been sentenced to death. The banner reads " Death is a punishment for blasphemy in Shariah".

The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom

A landmark in the ministry of Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict’s interview with Peter Seewald marks an important moment in the Holy Father’s ministry

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/10

Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the faithful during his weekly general audience (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Why we waited 15 years for an Ordinariate: the inside story

The late Cardinal Hume withdrew his support for parish-based conversions in the early 1990s because of the opposition of some bishops (Photo: PA)

In the words of Cardinal Ratzinger then, ‘what are the English bishops afraid of?’

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/10

Pope Benedict XVI addresses the College of Cardinals (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Has Benedict XVI changed Church teaching on condoms?

Pope Benedict XVI's comments on Aids and condoms have lit up the headlines (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

In fact, the Pope has merely confirmed what is already well established

Peter Seewald: ‘I know of few young people so alive, so curious and so modern as the Pope’

The German author talks about his hugely anticipated book, Light of the World

Debate: Does the next Pope need to be a CEO who can reform the Curia?

Does the papacy need a ruthless manager? (Photo: CNS)

Or should the priority instead be on holiness and authoritative teaching?

The mood around the Ordinariate has changed

The mood around the Ordinariate has changed

Today’s press conference about the Ordinariate shows a big shift in mood since last November

Is it going too far to say that the Roman Curia is a ‘train wreck’? Probably not

Pope Benedict XVI speaks to journalists on the papal plane (Photo: CNS)

It’s time for reform. No pontificate can reach its full potential with an incompetent Vatican bureaucracy