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The Duchess of York has been charged by a Turkish court over a covert film she made for a documentary about the country's orphanages (PA photo)

This whole affair is one more example of how alien to the European mindset Turkish culture really is

Protestors in Edinburgh call for a referendum Clerkson/Demotix/Demotix/Press Association Images

The United Kingdom looks doomed, but much blame must be placed on Labour’s alienation of its natural constituency north of the border

Dr John Sentamu greets members of his congregation (Photo: John Giles/PA Wire)
Archbishop Dolan of New York, pictured addressing the media, is to be given a red hat (Photo: CNS)

Instead, let’s give thanks for Pope Benedict XVI’s wise leadership and continued good health

Chaldean Archbishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk (CNS photo/Carol Glatz)

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A nun weeps at the spot where the body of Fr John Kaiser was found, a year after his death. Hundreds of people gathered for Mass in his honour.   CNS photo from Reuters

We must never forget Fr John Kaiser, the missionary who died in Kenya in mysterious circumstances

Pope Benedict gives his blessing at today's general audience (AP)

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The Pope greets diplomats yesterday (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, Pool)

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Rick Santorum claims that the NHS has 'devastated' Britain (Photo: AP)

Orthodox American Catholics seem to think that doctrinaire neo-liberalism is the logical consequence of faith: they’re just wrong

Fr Prosper Grech, of the Augustinian Order, was for many years a distinguished professor in Rome