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Prime Minister Theresa May (PA)

Catholic peer Lord Alton says he is ‘sceptical’ that the role has been downgraded

The coffin of Fr Hamel is carried outside the Rouen cathedral (AP)

An estimated 1,700 people gathered in Rouen cathedral for the funeral Mass of the murdered priest

A visible faith: last Sunday’s Corpus Christi procession through central London (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

How Catholics can reclaim Britain

Non-believers long for a spiritual truth which only the Church can provide. But to win souls we must focus on God and charity, not political arguments

Mass at Wormwood Scrubs prison (catholicrelics.co.uk)

Seeking God behind bars

Prison can be a time for rethinking. As a catechist, I have seen a deep spiritual hunger behind the locked doors

Father Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly (CNS)

Fr Thaddeus Nguyen Van Ly spent more than two decades in prison and 15 years under house arrest

'Recognise the importance of immersing oneself in a Catholic culture' (AP)

A recent comment under one of my blogs beautifully illustrated why I chose to be Catholic

Rory Kinnear as Hamlet (National Theatre)

Take heart from one of the life-enhancing messages of Shakespeare’s famous play

As Shortt reminds readers, not all scientists are atheists (AP)

Rupert Shortt’s God is No Thing provides a courteous response to atheists

David Aaronovitch, author of Party Animals (PA)

We all have an instinct to worship, which will follow a perverted truth rather than endure a spiritual vacuum

Hundreds of young people attend the regular Youth Vigils at the monastery

A hot spot for spirituality

A Viennese monastery famous for its chart-topping chant album is also breaking records for vocations. What is the secret of its success?