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The Clash pictured in New York in 1981 (AP)

Europe must change and reform and will do so

A FIlipino couple exchange rings at a mass ceremony for survivors of the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (AP)

Pope Francis was perhaps hyperbolic. But marriage preparation shows real failings to resist the ‘culture of impermanence’

Pope Francis discussed marriage at a meeting with Rome's parishes at St John Lateran yesterday (AP)

Our current approach to marriage preparation is failing catastrophically

A woman receives Communion during a Mass for young adults at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York City (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Patrick Madrid recalls the Mormon who told him: ‘I’ve never seen Catholics show awe. So I guess they don’t believe it’

Iain Duncan Smith (PA)

The drive towards a United States of Europe has led to political extremism and massive youth unemployment – leaving is the kindest thing to do

Leave and Remain campaigners (Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

There have been a lot of myths and conspiracy theories in this referendum – among them that the EU is a Catholic plot

Cardinal Ottaviani places the triple tiara on Pope Paul VI on June 30, 1963 (AP Photo)

The Index of Prohibited Books has a bad reputation today. But even 21st-century secularists suppress ideas they consider dangerous

Versailles: 'The writers take innuendo-laden sources and translate them into pornographic fact'

Versailles: a Disneyland version of history

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, left, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (AP Photo)

For some even the slightest change in relations with Rome will end up with tradition being swept away