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A beautiful Church for the poor


Post-Vatican II ugliness coincided with a collapse in the Church’s ministry to the marginalised. When beauty returns, so will Catholicism’s universal appeal

I decided there was no hell aged 12. Years later, I found myself transfixed by a plea for intercession by an agnostic

Cardinal Zen said the Pope was ‘naive’ in his pursuit of a deal with Beijing

Decades after Roe vs Wade, McCorvey became a Catholic and anti-abortion activist

Cardinal Connell spent 16 years leading the Archdiocese of Dublin

Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen was speaking to Australia’s royal commission on institutional responses to sexual abuse

The world’s biggest charity


No one helps the poor more than the Church. Here’s the evidence

My recovery from a ‘flesh-eating bug’ amazed nurses and defied medical explanation

I’m taking no chances with hell

What if Dante was right?

A coalition of academics, journalists and celebrities is trying to convince Australians that legalisation is ‘overdue’. But we’re fighting back