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Catholic Leftists on the march

For good reason, commentators on the Catholic Left could hardly contain their excitement at the papal visit

Benedict XVI arriving at Edinburgh Airport in September 2010 (CNS)

We republish the following blog, originally published on September 20, 2010, to mark the fifth anniversary of Benedict’s papal visit to Britain

Benedict XVI (CNS)

Benedict XVI focused his homily on the importance of finding ‘truth, love and goodness’ in God

Michel Houellebecq suggests most European Christians will become Muslims (PA)

The French novelist’s vision chimes, in some ways, with Benedict XVI’s analysis of individualism and consumerism

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Every time the ‘Kasper proposal’ has been rejected, Pope Francis has kept the discussion going

Francis's enyclical is a big hit

The Catholic Truth Society has seen a rapid rise in sales of Pope Francis’ document this summer

Bishop Egan (photo courtesy of the Latin Mass Society)

This sort of thing used to happen all the time: are we now to expect a renewal of the Tablet’s old anti-traditionalist hostility?

US Cardinal William Baum died on July 23 (CNS)

Cardinal William Baum was archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980 and was a cardinal for 39 years

A banner of St Kateri Tekakwitha hangs from the facade of St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

Throughout her short life, St Kateri Tekakwitha suffered so that she could pursue her calling as a bride of Christ

Cardinal Giacomo Biffi, who died on Saturday (CNS)

Italian Cardinal Biffi dies at 87

Pope Francis said the cardinal guided his flock with ‘zeal and wisdom’