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Graham Greene pictured in 1984 (AP Photo)

Greene understood the human condition in a way that secular novelists cannot

Monsignor Doyle (left) with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, 1979

Obituary: Mgr Bernard Doyle

A priest with high intellect and formidable negotiating abilities who did much for Catholic higher education

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Illustration by Christian Adams

The American Catholic dilemma

Will it be President Trump, at war with the Vatican? Or President Clinton, de-Christianising America? The Catholic vote is dividing in unexpected ways

The Breadline 2016 by Muriel Brandt shows nuns feeding Dublin's poor

In the blaze of battle during the Easter Rising priests set up confessionals, took in the wounded and administered last rites

Not all liturgies have to be this solemn

Confessions of an ex-traddie

I used to be too snooty to appreciate an ‘ordinary’ Mass. Now lay ministers, altar girls, even an exuberant sign of peace – they don’t bother me in the least

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company, leaving Belfast High Court (PA)

In the struggle to preserve the freedoms of conscience and religion, we do not get to pick our battles

Mother Angelica, founder of the Eternal Word Television Network, is pictured in a 1992 photo  (CNS)

Mother Angelica overcame her ‘traumatic childhood’ through faith, not psychotherapy

Mother Angelica (CNS)

Mother Angelica could be vociferous in defending Our Lord and she sparred with important men of the cloth

Mother Angelica: a far-sighted pioneer (CNS)

She was actually doing new evangelisation long before everyone started talking about it