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Dorothy Day, co-founder of The Catholic Worker newspaper, is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in New York (CNS)

A 75th anniversary edition of the inspirational author’s House of Hospitality has been published

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk championed Turkish women’s education and rights (PA)

Paul Ginsborg highlights the unhealthy family environment which seemed to nurture a number of dictators

Vermeer’s The Wine Glass demonstrates his peculiar attention to detail

A book on Johannes Vermeer and Antoni van Leeuwenhoekr is a reminder of a time when theology, arts and science went hand in hand

Professor Stephen Hawking supports assisted suicide (PA)

The latest book from the Catholic Truth Society on euthanasia is very well-timed

Pope Francis (CNS)

We have a responsibility to seek the good and reject the vulgar, says Francis

James Norton plays Canon Sidney Chambers in the TV version of the Grantchester Mysteries (ITV)

James Runcie’s Grantchester Mysteries cater for all of us who loved Agatha Christie and her contemporaries

A No vote is counted during last week's referendum on same-sex marriage in Ireland (PA)

In light of the Irish referendum result, the faithful must charitably but firmly engage in robust public debates on marriage, family and society

Dietrich von Hildebrand

An English translation of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s documentation of Hitler’s evil makes for inspiring reading

Sigmund Freud

The way many atheists and agnostics believe in the theories of men like Freud shows people still long for religious faith in this age of reason

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

In Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor’s memoir we hear the authentic sound of faith