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'I just sat in the back pews and felt waves of peace wash over me' (Photo: Mazur)

My journey from Tehran to Rome

As a Muslim-born Iranian, I first doubted God, then flirted with Nietzsche and Marxism. But the whisper of conscience kept suggesting that I go to Mass

Pope Francis with outgoing superior general Fr Adolfo Nicolás (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

The Jesuits’ next chapter

The new superior general must be holy, humorous, a good administrator and able to lead the Society’s worldwide efforts for justice

Cardinal Kasper: the Buenos Aires letter doesn't back his proposal (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Amoris Laetitia is destined to be forgotten

Its ambiguity cannot be retroactively clarified by private letters

Bronze statue of Archangel Michael, Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome (Wuestenigel)

Here are some of the most intriguing shrines to visit on St Michael’s feast day

Merchandise on sale at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool (PA)

A Catholic in Corbyn’s Labour

Could Corbyn’s leadership be good news for Catholic Labour voters?

Seminarians relax at the Society of St Pius X seminary in Econe, Switzerland (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Seminaries need to be replaced with a new way of training our priests

Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria (Gareth Gatrell/ITV)

Victoria was by no means a model constitutional monarch, but she remains a fascinating figure in British history

'Modern medical advances have made pain unendurable and assisted suicide a human right' (PA)

In modern society, fear of God has been replaced by fear of death

Pope Francis hugs Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I during a day of prayer for peace, in Assisi (AP)

The Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue announced a substantial agreement but healing the historic schism still requires plenty of work