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Father of the Church who punctured the smugness of the Gnostics

Daily Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

A meditation on this Sunday’s readings: 1 Kings 19:16 & 19-21; Gal 5:1 & 13-18; Luke 9:51-62

This year’s feast of St Thomas More has more significance than ever, says Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

Bishop John Jukes says Catholics must become ever more deeply convinced of the significance of our Redeemer for all men and women

Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor tells Irish priests that he dwells on his ‘painful failure’ in abuse case

Edmund Adamus tells Anna Arco why he is driving around the country with a rare image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Bishop Arthur Roche of Leeds has announced a programme of church mergers and closures that will cut the number of parishes in his diocese almost by half

Study discovers that half of nurses involved in euthanasia have killed without permission

Bishops have promised to operate within the original £7million budget planned for the papal visit, despite reports of soaring costs