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Print edition 24.08.12

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This week, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor tells Luke Coppen about his hopes for Christian unity, his worst and proudest moments at Westminster, and the joy of attending a papal conclave; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith asks how the Church in Britain can reverse its decline; and David Twiston Davies remembers the distinguished military historian Sir John Keegan. Meanwhile, Mary Kenny is inspired by the champion boxer who prays for her opponents. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 17.08.12

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This week, High Court judge Sir Paul Coleridge speaks about his mission to mend marriage; David Howell recalls the night that Pope Benedict XVI and one million young people were drenched by rain; and Neil Addison urges readers to join the Campaign for Real Catholicism. Tim Stanley, meanwhile, promises his mum that he’ll be nicer to Barack Obama. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 10.08.12

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This week, Ryan Service wonders why Anglosphere Catholics are so badly dressed in church; Madeleine Teahan meets Baroness Hollins, the psychiatrist, opponent of assisted suicide and mother of Abigail Witchalls; Martin Beckford reports on the rise of ‘family annihilation’; and Pastor Iuventus asks why Catholics no longer join groups. Plus, an account by Jerzy Kluger, a childhood friend of John Paul II, reveals a hidden side to the Polish pope. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 03.08.12

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This week, we publish an extract from Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke’s new book on the Eucharist; Mary O’Regan interviews Fr Thomas Rosica, CEO of Salt + Light Television; Nigel Pivaro reports on the plight of Syria’s Christians; and Melanie McDonagh wonders why Britons have become afraid of free speech. Plus, Dr James Le Fanu asks whether Big Pharma is bad for your health, and Mary Kenny pays tribute to the late Irish novelist Maeve Binchy. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 27.07.12

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This week, we publish an exclusive interview with the Education Secretary Michael Gove; authors Aili and Andres McConnon hail Gino Bartali, the devout Tour de France winner and Holocaust hero; Nicholas Ollivant says the ordinariate cannot survive without your financial help; and Stuart Reid confesses that he’s not a fan of the Olympics. Plus, Tim Stanley urges religious parents to resist an overbearing nanny state, and Quentin de la Bédoyère considers whether the Liverpool Care Pathway is tantamount to euthanasia. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 20.07.12

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This week, Norman Tebbit offers a blueprint for fixing Britain’s broken families; Sister Wendy Beckett tells Alicia von Stamwitz that she has found happiness ‘praying with the owls’ in Norfolk; Angelo Stagnaro wonders if his beloved dog is in heaven; and Freddy Gray says Paralympians are great examples of the human spirit. Plus, Ed West hails a sharp analysis of rich and poor, and Piers Paul Read defends the Curé d’Ars’s view of dancing. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 13.07.12

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This week, Dennis Sewell asks if the BBC has improved under Mark Thompson, its Catholic director general; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says the Curé d’Ars was wrong about dancing; Jill, Duchess of Hamilton, writes about Rupert Murdoch’s faith; Daniel Kalder reflects on the curious life of Fulton Sheen; Daniel Johnson considers the Polish phenomenon; and news presenter Colin Brazier says First Communion is becoming a fashion arms race. You can read it all online by subscribing here (for £40 a year). Or, for a hard copy, go here (£75 for a year’s worth).

Print edition 06.07.12

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This week, Mary O’Regan reports on 10 of the world’s most amazing priests; Fr Tim Gardner OP, secretary of the bishops’ Department for Catholic Education and Formation, says our ignorance would make Aquinas pull his hair out; Tim Stanley writes about conspiracists who believe Obama is on the size of the lizards; and Anna Arco reports from a country where liturgical dance is OK. Patricia Routledge, meanwhile, tells Isabel Westby why she loves the nuns at Stanbrook Abbey. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 29.06.12

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This week, Mgr Guido Marini talks to Edward Pentin about life as the Pope’s liturgist; Piers Paul Read defends the papacy’s record on Jews; Cristina Odone says it’s becoming socially unacceptable to speak up for marriage; and economist Philip Booth argues that Church leaders are evading the issue of tax avoidance (and with good reason). Prison chaplain Fr David Palmer, meanwhile, reports that young black Catholics in jail are turning to Islam. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 22.06.12

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This week, we publish a four-page guide to the visit of St John Vianney’s heart to England; Fr James Martin SJ writes about the world’s funniest saints; Hugo Lesser reports on the Marian shrine in Argentina where no one sells anything; and scripture scholar Fr Jerome Murphy-O’Connor argues that Jesus had a breakdown in the Garden of Gethsemane. Other guest contributors include Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, Sir Mark Allen, and Dom Leo Maidlow Davis. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.