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The myth of why ‘faith’ schools work

Benedict XVI meets school children during a celebration of Catholic education in 2010. It remains popular among parents, if not voters           (PA)

The Trojan Horse scandal only emphasised how neither side of the debate is telling the whole truth

Booming reform group is still an enigma

Jean Riordan

A Call to Action is growing at an amazing rate, but do even its members know what it really stands for?

Fulton Sheen and the miracle of baby James

Bonnie Engstrom with her son, James Below:  Venerable Fulton Sheen

Bonnie Engstrom tells The Catholic Herald how her son was restored to life after she prayed to a pioneering televangelist

Does football make the world a better place?

Children playing football in Morovia, Liberia (PA)

Football is infamous for corruption and cheating, but it can also be a powerful force for good

How the Great War left my family in pieces

Michael Harvey, who died in agony in 1919 (CNS)

Mary Teresa Connor describes how the First World War took an unbearable toll on her close-knit Irish Catholic family