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A man weeps outside the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich (PA)

Would it not be more just to execute perpetrators rather than incarcerate them?

Pope Francis greets the Italian bishops in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

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Pope Francis greets the Pope Emeritus at Castel Gandolfo (CNS)

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

Pope Francis arrives for the general audience this morning (AP)

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

Pro-life protestors at a vigil in Dublin

Anne R Lastman’s Redeeming Grief avoids politicising abortion debate

A painting by Mexican artist Martha Orozco featuring six priests canonised by Pope John Paul II in 2000

As the sacrifice of the Mexican martyrs shows, anti-Catholicism will always rebound on itself

Chen Guangcheng pictured in Washington DC in January Photo: CNS

Chinese human rights campaigner Chen Guangcheng exposes western hypocrisy about abortion

Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (AP)

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

Francis Maude (Photo: PA)

Politicians like Francis Maude think the party should cling to the ‘spirit of the age’. Come the election they may be in for a shock