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Print edition 25.11.11

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This week, we print an exclusive extract from Archbishop Nichols’s new book on St John Fisher; Fr Christopher Jamison argues that banking needs a Wilberforce; Theodore Dalrymple laments a modern cult of ugliness; and Magnus Macfarlane-Barrow explains how his charity Mary’s Meals was inspired by Medjugorje. Plus, each paper comes with an extra, 20-page Advent magazine, with contributions from ICEL director Fr Andrew Wadsworth and composer James MacMillan. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 18.11.11

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This week, Lord Carlile says that every school should learn from the scandal at Ealing; Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith asks if Catholicism is bad for the economy; Caroline Farrow says Catholic women need thick skins online; and Caroline Asquith argues that there is a blind spot among scholars about Shakespeare’s Catholic faith. Fr Anthony Symondson, meanwhile, visits the National Gallery’s once-in-a-lifetime Leonardo da Vinci show.

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Print edition 11.11.11

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This week, Edward Pentin meets Nigel Baker, Britain’s new ambassador to the Holy See; Fr Ronald Rolheiser writes about the fear of death; Melanie McDonagh says Ireland is treating Rome like Tehran, and Robin Harris, author of a new history of the Conservative Party, says Cameron’s honeymoon with the Church is over. Freddy Gray, meanwhile, wonders if we are nicer than our ancestors.

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Print edition 04.11.11

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This week, historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto argues that democracies have a lust for bloodshed; screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce praises Newman’s creative genius; Cardinal Renato Martino talks to Ed West about his efforts to prevent two Gulf Wars; and John Gummer says the reform of the Act of Settlement does not go far enough. Joseph Pearce, meanwhile, says Hollywood should keep its hands off Shakespeare. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 28.10.11

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This week, Fr James Martin SJ writes about the Gospel passage where joy almost leaps off the page; Lord Nicholas Windsor calls for a ‘Manhattan Project for life’ to find new ways to deal with unwanted pregnancies; Daniel Kawczynski MP says Libya owes Britain a great debt; and Melanie McDonagh says that even in Ireland Halloween has turned into a chocolate gore fest. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 18.10.11

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This week, Peter Ackroyd talks to John Hinton about the shock of the Reformation; Eamon Duffy writes about Gregory VII, the German pope who took on a secular world; and Conrad Black says the conversion of Blessed John Henry Newman was like a rock thrown into the Victorian pond. Plus, conductor Marin Alsop explains how she is inspired by St Joan of Arc; and James Delingpole says Cardinal Pell is right about climate change alarmists. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 14.10.11

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This week, Louise Mensch, the chick-lit author turned pro-life MP, talks to Catherine Lafferty about saints, abortion laws and her fear of flying; Mgr Stephen Rossetti says he has the data to prove that priests today are truly happy; Sister Helen Alford, Cambridge engineer and Dominican, explains how she broke the glass ceiling in Rome; and David V Barrett is thrilled by a stunning display of Mexican votive paintings. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 07.10.11

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This week, Siri Abrahamson explains how a terrible loss led her and her husband to the Church; Jack Carrigan meets Francesca Kay, the award-winning novelist who is fascinated by faith; Edward Echlin explains why the Pope keeps half a million bees; and Madeleine Teahan talks to Bobby Schindler about his 15-year fight to save the life of his sister, Terri Schiavo. Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith, meanwhile, says St Alphonsus Liguori would think twice before driving at 80mph.

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Print edition 30.09.11

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This week, we offer full coverage of Pope Benedict XVI’s historic visit to Germany; Jonathan Luxmoore remembers Cardinal Świątek, the Church leader who survived death sentences from both the Nazis and the Soviets; Ed West meets Kevin Vost, memory expert, Olympic-level weightlifter and defender of the faith; and Donal Anthony Foley says a negative judgment on Medjugorje is imminent. Stuart Reid, meanwhile, suggests meatless Fridays are a chance for indulgence. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.

Print edition 23.09.11

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This week, Oldie editor Richard Ingrams reveals why he became a Catholic in his 70s; Simon Caldwell reports on the amazing growth of the Tyburn Nuns; Christopher Howse asks why St Francis is most famous for things he never said; and Die Welt editor Paul Badde ponders German hostility to the Pope. Paolo Gambi, meanwhile, meets a model who once burst out of Berlusconi’s birthday cake; and Freddy Gray says Britons have one great love: themselves. You can read it all online by subscribing here. Or, for a hard copy, go here.