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Print edition 18.01.13

This week, Stuart Reid says Bishop Fellay is making life hard for SSPX faithful; Wm Paul Young tells Will Gore that his bestselling novel The Shack was inspired by a deep personal crisis; Jean Mercier explains that France has some surprising defenders of traditional marriage; poet Edmund Matyjaszek marks the ordinariate’s second birthday; Neville Kyrke-Smith reports on deepening ties with the Orthodox in Russia; and Piers Paul Read considers why Catholics have forgotten about hell.

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Print edition 11.01.13

This week, Madeleine Teahan meets Eve Farren, the 22-year-old helping pro-lifers navigate the jungle of student politics; Les Misérables inspires Quentin Falk and Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith; James Le Fanu praises the humble crow; and Alice Warrender says she found peace of mind when she walked alone for more than 1,000 miles from Canterbury to Rome. Andrew M Brown, meanwhile, asks if the BBC will take God out of G K Chesterton’s Father Brown stories.

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Print edition 04.01.13

This week, John Bird, founder of the Big Issue, gives his manifesto for ending poverty; actor Mark Williams tells Will Gore about playing G K Chesterton detective Father Brown in a new BBC series; Tim Stanley predicts a hard Islamist winter; Mark Greaves meets an ex-soldier traumatised by war who is now counselling others; and Quentin de la Bédoyère publishes a letter to his cohabiting grandson. Plus, Will Heaven explains why he will be singing in the bath in 2013.

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Print edition 21.12.12

In our Christmas double issue, Luke Coppen meets Bishop Mark Davies; Mary O’Regan speaks to Archbishop Gerhard Müller, prefect of the CDF; and Gabrielle Donnelly talks about Catholicism and kindness with the actor Liam Neeson. Meanwhile, in an extract from his book, Pope Benedict XVI explores the rich meaning of the stable; Fr James Martin SJ reflects on Joseph; Tim Stanley writes about the radical message of Christmas; Stuart Reid praises Dorothy Day; and Freddy Gray urges Catholics not to be stingy on presents.

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Print edition 14.12.12

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This week, Cardinal Scola tells Luke Coppen that the controversy over the Pope’s Regensburg lecture has made dialogue with Muslims easier; Mark Shea says US drone strikes are claiming innocent lives; Jenny McCartney laments the loss of the ‘Just say no’ message on drugs; and Lisa Green says that caring for Raphael, her terminally ill baby, was the most precious time of her life. Plus, Lord Deben argues that the women bishops saga proves St Thomas More was right about Parliament.

Print edition 07.12.12

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This week, novelist Matt Thorne suggests Mary Whitehouse was the greatest 1970s rebel; Rory Fitzgerald argues that abortion campaigners have spun a false narrative over Savita’s sad death; William Oddie assesses the Pope’s new book; Mgr Andrew Wadsworth marks the new Mass translation’s first birthday; and Daniel Kalder ponders the end of the world.

Print edition 30.11.12

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This week, Stuart Reid meets Fr Stephen Langridge, the priest who doubled his congregation and is inspiring new vocations; Joseph Pearce says JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit contains a profoundly Catholic message; Melanie McDonagh argues that the C of E’s umbilical tie to the state looks more like a noose; and Fr Tim Finigan explains what the Church asks Catholics to believe, and what beliefs are, in fact, optional. Meanwhile, in our free 20-page supplement, writers in Bethlehem, Turkey and Lebanon guide you through Advent.

Print edition 23.11.12

This week, Paul Johnson explains what he would do if he had a spare billion pounds; Andrew M Brown takes a journey back in time to Scotland’s Catholic heartland; Miguel Cullen meets former atheist poet Sally Read, who found her faith in Liverpool St station; and Pastor Iuventus says every night is a death rehearsal. Daniel Kalder, meanwhile, reports on the gamblers, gunslingers and philanderers who took an unlikely path to Rome.

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Print edition 16.11.12

This week, George Pitcher says the new Archbishop of Canterbury is a better class of Etonian; Fr Aidan Nichols OP says we should see Vatican II in the light of eternity, rather than through the prism of 1960s politics; Baroness Berridge explains how we can make a difference to Middle East Christians; and Angelo Stagnaro says Dorothy Day shows that even anarchists who promote abortion can become saint material. Patricia Chalé and Cliff Rich, meanwhile, explain how to rescue elderly people from loneliness.

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Print edition 09.11.12

This week, Conrad Black explains why he took on the British media; Fr Christopher Jamison says a ‘culture of vocation’ is booming in parishes; Siobhann Tighe meets Fr Kevin Burke, a straight-talking, cheroot-smoking missionary in the South Pacific; Freddy Gray reports on an NHS campaign that is freaking him out; and Patrick Reyntiens says Rothko’s late paintings are unforgettable. Meanwhile, on the eve of Remembrance Day, Stephen Cooper traces the life of an Ampleforth boy who fell in a hail of fire in the First World War.

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