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Wanted: an ambassador who breaks the mould

The Prime Minister has a big decision to make (Chris Radburn/PA Wire)

David Cameron should think carefully about Francis Campbell’s successor as British ambassador to the Holy See

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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks at a public rally yesterday after the Prop 8 ruling (AP Photo/Adam Lau)

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Debate: Does Catholic merchandising trivialise the faith?

The famous Flashing Candle in honour of the Pope's visit to Britain

Some see it as a bit of light-hearted fun, others as a serious distraction from the Gospel

We’ve learned nothing from the human genome, admits Venter

Craig Venter (AP Photo/ Matt Houston)

So genetic nirvana is some way off yet

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 04/08/10

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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Archbishop Nichols has got it right about the Big Society

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Fingers crossed: let’s hope it all goes somewhere

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/08/10

The Priests perform during the Classical Brit Awards at the Royal Albert Hall (Yui Mok/PA Wire)

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We should become friends of the US, not ‘partners’

We  should become friends of the US, not ‘partners’

There has in recent years been far too much subservience

‘Joyous atheists’: the ultimate oxymoron?

‘Joyous atheists’: the ultimate oxymoron?

The phrase strikes a tinny note against this Catholic’s lexical eardrum

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/08/10

The faithful greet Pope Benedict XVI during the Angelus prayer at Castel Gandolfo yesterday (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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