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The deeply pious Henry VI died in the Tower of London on May 21, 1471 (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

King Henry VI may not be a canonised saint but the miracles attributed to his intercession are legion

Martin Luther as an Augustinian monk. He began the Reformation almost five centuries ago

The Protestant revolution was marked by iconoclasm and the abolition of many spiritual practices. So how do we mark it without offending fellow Christians?

Pope Francis greets Armenian president Serge Sarkisian last September (AP)

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Pope Francis (AP)

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Blessed John Henry Newman (Photo: CNS)

Catholic liberals keep trying to claim Newman as one of themselves, by quoting him out of context: but he was a dedicated scourge of liberalism

Prof Eamon Duffy, an honorary fellow, said in a resignation letter that the university’s Catholic ethos had gone ‘badly amiss’

The statue of St Peter in St Peter’s Square: Gregory VII pushed his vision of an aggressively proactive papacy to its ultimate conclusions  (Photo: CNS)

An extract from Eamon Duffy’s new book, Ten Popes Who Shook the World

Graham Greene, right, and French Catholic writer Francois Mauriac are shown before a conference at the Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, in 1948. It was attended by 3,000 people (PA photo)

If so, this is bad news for the Church

A police officer waits outside the offices of the Archdiocese of Mechelen in Mechelen, Belgium, in June (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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