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The Archbishop’s easygoing persona was a social strategy – and a theological stance

Alain Corbin has written a detailed history of silence

The reservation of the Blessed Sacrament in Catholic churches impressed and moved Newman more than anything else

Rumours about McCarrick were widespread. Why did nobody act?

Pragmatism towards Russian Orthodoxy is beginning to look like appeasement

Famiglia Cristiana’s description of the Italian Interior Minister is an extraordinary personal attack

Why shouldn’t Catholic motherhood be a career in itself?

Fr Michael Ward shares his experience on being ordained as the Ordinariate’s 100th priest

A new report raises the prospect of state-appointed ‘experts’ deciding what Catholic schools should teach

Manuel Farrugia’s Christ the King fresco in Paola, Malta shows modern church art need not be ugly