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Barack Obama meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on March 27, 2014 (AP)

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The BBC is a powerful force in Britain and around the world (PA)

Jack Valero and Ed West clash over whether Catholics can trust Britain’s most powerful media entity

Laura Keynes

Laura Keynes has joined Catholic Voices after returning to her childhood faith

Ordinations to the priesthood have reportedly reached a ten-year high (Photo: Mazur/

National Office for Vocation reports rise in numbers of people entering religious life

A priest holds a placard in St Peter's Square during yesterday's Angelus (AP)

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We need to be able to demonstrate what we claim. Otherwise we’ll just be ignored

A ComRes poll reveals that seven out of 10 people oppose gay marriage

Jack Valero, one of the co-ordinators of Catholic Voices, speaks on BBC News

Media group set up for Pope’s visit will hold lectures, meetings and debates with the aim of keeping Catholics in the public sphere

The New Humanist magazine called for constructive engagement with Catholics following Benedict XVI's visit to Britain

Is this a magnificent breakthrough or a pathway to compromise on critical issues?

The New Humanist was critical of the papal visit to Britain

London meeting follows ‘rowdy’ public debate