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Don’t sneer at these free spirits

Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan took a gamble on the world and lost

We cannot ignore the spiritual aspect of the crisis and the need for penance

The World Meeting of Families has become a microcosm of the broader Catholic culture wars

Higher education is a ruthlessly competitive business, but St Mary’s shows Catholicism and higher education go hand in hand

No politician today would dare voice Thatcher’s views on the family

The Pope must come up with a concrete plan to address the crisis

The ‘Dome of Home’ is being restored to its former glory

Right now, the Church resembles a broken-down family. Bishops must speak like ordinary people

African dioceses are increasingly concerned at the number of priests absconding

Lay-led services invite a parody of the Mass. Bishops must exercise discipline where necessary