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'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?

A woman prays at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York (CNS)

Christian women are more likely to attend weekly religious services than men, study finds

Adolf Hitler speaks at an election 
rally in Frankfurt am Main in 1936 (AP)

Seduced by ‘the devil’ Hitler

Himmler, Goebbels, Heydrich and others were all drawn to Nazism after rejecting their Catholic faith. Were they searching for a new saviour?

Pallbearers carry the casket of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia up the steps at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington (CNS)

Friends and admirers of the late justice shared their thoughts about him after Saturday’s funeral Mass

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is a former Catholic school headmaster

Sir Michael Wilshaw addressed the the annual conference of the Catholic Association of Teachers, Schools and Colleges

A pro-ISIS demonstration in Mosul (PA)

The secretary of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue spoke at the inaugural Arab Thinkers’ Forum