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Medallions of Francis and Benedict XVI at the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/02/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Peter Capaldi as Cardinal Richelieu in the BBC's new series The Musketeers

The cardinal wasn’t a saint but he doesn’t deserve to be vilified

Pope Francis at yesterday's Angelus (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/12/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A scene from Of Gods and Men (CNS)

A timely moment to see Of Gods and Men

in the light of the taking of 12 nuns in Syria, Xavier Beauvois’ film about the assassination of Tibhirine is more powerful than ever

Simon Reeve

His new BBC series resists the contemporary habit of dismissing everything religious as either valueless or meaningless

Canon John Redford

Remembering the gracious priest who worked at the Maryvale Institute for many years

Rageh Omaar host the BBC series, The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors (PA)

BBC series explores how the Suleiman the Magnificent submitted Sharia law to his own will

Philippa Gregory (PA)

Philippa Gregory and other writers claim the Cousins’ War is an authentic term, but its origins are vague

People walk through the Sultan Ahmed Square in Istanbul (PA)

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was right to make a sharp break with Turkey’s imperial past

Mum and Dad are Splitting Up explored the impact caused by married couple's separating  (PA)

I watched Mum and Dad are Splitting Up with some trepidation, but it proved to be a candid and emotional documentary