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Prime Minister Theresa May plans to unveil new EU immigration system this autumn

As Theresa May prepares a Brexit plan, the subject will be the focus of much debate

Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits (AP)

Georgetown’s apology for slavery is light on moral argument and even lighter on theology

Catholic League outside the Empire State Building in New York rallying in support of Mother Teresa. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

She did not leave her room for 24 hours when Mother Teresa told her she wanted to be a missionary

People pray the rosary (CNS)

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There are around 1.2 billion Catholics in the world today; by 2050 it may be 1.6 billion (CNS)

Catholicism’s incredible growth story

Critics keep announcing the Church’s imminent demise. If only they realised that numbers have doubled since 1970 – and are still rising

Utterly botched: Jack Huston in the chariot-racing scene in the new Ben-Hur

The new Ben-Hur is a flop. Having sat through it, it’s not hard to see why

Firefighters clear rubble in front of the bell tower in Amatrice (AP)

Book review: Where is God in Suffering? by Brendan Purcell

More people than ever are relying on foodbanks in the UK

Hunger is a growing crisis in the UK. The St Vincent de Paul Society seek to tackle the issue in their ‘Who Cares?’ campaign

A woman kisses a candle at a church in Istanbul (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

The conspiracy theory that the Patriarch of the Phanar was behind a recent coup attempt is dangerous for Christians