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The then Cardinal Bergoglio on the Buenos Aires subway (AP Photo/Pablo Leguizamon, File)

When it comes to the Catholic Church people think they know it all

A baby is baptised Photo: PA

You can raise your children as Christians but ultimately, it’s up to them if they attend church as an adult

A court sketch of the men convicted yesterday (Photo: PA)

It is in fact a dilemma for their religious community and not for the “Asian” community – if such a thing exists

A scene from the 2002 film, The Magdalene Sisters

Despite the failings of the Magdalen system, unbalanced analysis failed to reflect the full story

Virtually a national treasure (Peter Macdiarmid/PA Wire/Press Association Images)

The truth the mob clings to is often fragile

Leonardo di Caprio plays Gatsby in Baz Luhrmann's new film

How will the Baz Luhrmann film, out in the UK next week, confront its existential themes?

On Heaven and Earth
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Welcome to the first in a new series of Catholic Herald Podcast Debates.

Catholicism is more alien than other forms of Christianity to many people in secular society (CNS)

Whether it’s liturgy or social mockery, Catholicism is a difficult thing to join

Giulio Andreotti, right, would 'never tell you what he was thinking' (Photo: PA)

Andreotti, who has died aged 94, was nicknamed the ‘Eternal One’ of Italian politics. He was the opposite of bunga-bunga loving Berlusconi

The State Opening of Parliament. The same-sex marriage Bill is likely to be included in the Queen's speech today (Photo: PA)

If his ‘gay marriage’ bill is in the Queen’s speech, he will lose the next election