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Should Christians regard the Trump presidency with hope or trepidation?

My dream for my kids: celibacy

As a husband and father of two, my highest ambition is to have no grandchildren

Social isolation won’t be solved by intimidating the religious into conforming to metropolitan liberalism

The knights who won’t retreat

Vatican officials have mounted an extraordinary challenge to the ancient Order of Malta. But what is the row really about?

If abortion confers no health benefit, why is it within the purview of the NHS?

An understanding of life, childbearing and sexuality is written on our hearts. Peer through the darkness and it can still be found

Cardinal Müller’s balancing act

The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?

‘I was marching to the beat of empty, secular time. I needed to find a new approach to life’

The improbable Secretary-General

He’s a practising Catholic who opposes abortion and gay marriage. How on earth has António Guterres been appointed head of the UN?

The director was dismissed from the seminary as a young man. But his personal pilgrimage has never ended