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Liturgical squabbles, doctrinal rows, vicious public spats: the Church is once again gripped by a 1970s-style factionalism

A more skilful politician could have appealed to the big new Tory working-class group while also holding enough liberals from the Cameron era

Cardinal Meisner was steadfastly loyal both to Church teaching and his close friend Benedict XVI

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Disabled people have much to give to society. So why has the EHRC abolished its Disability Commissioner?

On 13 July 1917, Our Lady revealed a terrifying vision of hell. We ignore it at our peril

Laying down one’s life for others is now a category under which a person might be beatified or canonised

A new book on the notorious Calais ‘Jungle’ reminds us that behind the statistics are ordinary people longing for a decent life

The Church needs to answer hard questions if it is to really engage with mental illness

While the Pope’s hug is part of a practical priesthood, Corbyn’s is more sentimental