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Print edition 04.05.12

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This week, Julie Etchingham meets an English victim of trafficking who is addressing a Vatican conference next week; Ann Carey explains why the Vatican has decided to act over the Leadership Conference of Women Religious; Charlie Hegarty delivers leaflets in defence of marriage; and Ed West says having children changes your politics for good. Robin Baird-Smith, meanwhile, argues in favour of silence.

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Print edition 27.04.12

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This week, Piers Paul Read suggests young people understand what is good, but not what is holy; John Gummer says talk of homosexuality as an illness or lifestyle choice undermines efforts to protect marriage; Rory Fitzgerald meets Clive Dytor, the Oratory headmaster whose faith began on the battlefield; June Rockett argues that the triumphalist 1908 Eucharistic Congress in London set back the Church in Britain for decades; and Pastor Iuventus is inspired by a wonderful evangelisation project in Soho.

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Print edition 20.04.12

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This week, theologian and SNP member Glen Reynolds argues that Catholics would thrive in an independent Scotland; whistleblower Mark Dooley says Ireland needs holy priests, not clerical celebrities; and Daniel Kalder reports on the Catholic ‘prophets’ who inspired the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda. Anna Arco, meanwhile, writes about a joyful Easter spent with the Pope; and Pastor Iuventus asks if Jesus would feel at home in Rome.

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Print edition 13.04.12

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This week, Cardinal Angelo Scola says families hold our fragmented society together; Fr Stewart Foster remembers the priests on the Titanic who spent their final moments hearing Confessions and leading the rosary; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith offers advice for parishes afflicted by ‘pew rage’; and Freddy Gray responds to blogger Andrew Sullivan over his call to ‘Forget the Church, follow Christ’. Melanie McDonagh, meanwhile, says now is the time for Catholics to gorge on chocolate.

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Print edition 06.04.12

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This week, Roger Scruton argues that consumerism is a bigger threat to Christianity than new atheism; Conrad Black asks if the Pope’s trip to Cuba was a success; Pastor Iuventus reports from Bedford Square; and Fr Robert Barron says he fears The Hunger Games could become a reality. Fr Dwight Longenecker, meanwhile, welcomes the return of bees to the Exsultet.

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Print edition 30.03.12

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This week, Fr Vincent Twomey tells Rory Fitzgerald that he was a Sixties radical until he met the Pope; Nana Anto-Awuakye meets a family who fled Sudan on a steamer; Mgr Phelim Rowlands writes about seeing the Falklands War up close; and Melanie McDonagh argues that children need more than feel-good catechesis. Mary O’Regan, meanwhile, meets Catholic medical students ready to take a stand for the sanctity of life, even if it hampers their careers. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 23.03.12

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This week, rock star Dion DiMucci talks to Rory Fitzgerald about meeting Christ on a jog; Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster writes about the Church’s vision for homosexual people; and Simon Caldwell meets the priest who is establishing the first British base for the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith, meanwhile, says that in time Rowan Williams will be appreciated for the great man he is. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 16.03.12

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This week, Christopher Howse reveals how many angels fit on a pinhead; Peter D Williams advises readers how to argue against same-sex marriage; Mary O’Regan talks to Katy Robinson, the 22-year-old breaking Belgium’s silence over abortion; Rosamund Urwin praises the BBC documentary Catholics; Michael Coren says Canada’s secularism may lead to better Catholics; and Daniel Kalder writes about Pope Michael I, who lives with his mum. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 09.03.12

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This week former SAS commander Lord Guthrie tells Luke Coppen why he embraced Catholicism; Paul Johnson remembers flooring a bully at Stonyhurst; James MacMillan argues that Catholics cannot trust Alex Salmond; and Miguel Cullen says the dead of El Salvador give him nightmares. Angelo Stagnaro, meanwhile, writes about how mobile phones can help us pray.

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Print edition 02.03.12

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This week, Phyllis Bowman talks to Madeleine Teahan about her 45-year ‘battle for the baby’; Cristina Odone admits to a happy afternoon with Dawkins; Daphne McLeod says don’t blame Vatican II for the decline of the Church; and Caroline Farrow suggests that pro-lifers finally have the upper hand. Dom Henry Wansbrough, meanwhile, reflects on the dazzling light of God’s love. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.