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Is the secular elite falling?

From Brussels to Washington, the global ruling class is facing an unprecedented revolt. At heart, it is a rebellion against materialism

A woman reads a Nigerian army poster featuring wanted Boko Haram suspects (CNS)

The ‘weapon’ that broke Boko Haram

When the terrorist group attacked his diocese, a Nigerian bishop launched a spiritual fightback. Dan Hitchens meets him

Benedict XVI leads the rosary during a candlelight vigil at Fatima in May 2010 (CNS)

Fatima: the answer to secularism

The Red Army left Austria without a fight after one in 10 people started praying the rosary. Imagine what would happen if we did the same

Bolshevik forces marching on the Red Square 1917

A dramatic narrative account of the Russian Revolution is appalling and riveting at the same time

Data from Denmark showed that those on the Pill were more likely to be prescribed an antidepressant than non-users (PA)

It has been many decades since the publication of Humanae Vitae, but it seems more prophetic than ever

A pro-choice vigil, with pro-choice demonstrators in the background, outside an abortion clinic in Bedford Square, London, in 2012. The clinic stopped performing abortions in 2013 (PA)

Many pregnant women change their minds about having an abortion. But somehow their stories are ignored

Protesters at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester (AP)

A book by former director-general of the BBC, Mark Thompson, makes a case for the importance of rediscovering a shared language

A man holds a religious leaflet showing the priest Jacques Hamel during his funeral mass, outside the Rouen cathedral, Normandy, (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Making the murdered French priest a saint will also challenge Catholics to ask themselves, am I prepared to die in God’s service?

Bob Dylan sings during his anniversary concert at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1992. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

How Bob Dylan led me to Jesus

‘Saved’ is an album slammed by the critics and yet it had a profound effect on me

Georgian Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II, left, greets Pope Francis during welcoming ceremony shortly upon his landing in Tbilisi, Georgia, today  (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Pope Francis’s three-day trip is unlikely to be win-win