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A timely moment to see Of Gods and Men

in the light of the taking of 12 nuns in Syria, Xavier Beauvois’ film about the assassination of Tibhirine is more powerful than ever

No great novelist should have to resort to explicit sex scenes

Morning Catholic must-reads: 05/12/13

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

His new BBC series resists the contemporary habit of dismissing everything religious as either valueless or meaningless

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

Campaigning against abortion leaves Catholics open to hostility, but that’s more reason to take up the placards and join a prayer-vigil

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

The National Secular Society want secularism, but what does that mean?

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

The Church is Fascist, the Church is Marxist, the Church is too rich – the same allegations come up again and again