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Modern medicine does not hold all of life's answers (AP)

Cryogenic freezing is not the answer to the meaning of life

Francis Phillips's list includes novelist Agatha Christie (AP)

Jenni Murray’s A History of Britain in 21 Women leaves out some of our most important female pioneers

Bolshevik forces marching on the Red Square 1917

A dramatic narrative account of the Russian Revolution is appalling and riveting at the same time

Gabriele Kuby, 2014 (Wikipedia, Derzsi Elekes Andor)

The author explains why she believes her book has helped spark resistance to the ‘gender revolution’

Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s widow Natalya at the Gulag history museum in Moscow  (AP)

Behind his roll-call of heroic individuals, The God of the Gulag shows how communism finally died from within

Priests pray the Lord's Prayer as Pope Francis celebrates Mass in June (CNS)

Fr Jacques Hamel was one of the legions of humble and unassuming parish priests who offer their whole lives to Christ

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The Playboy logo is pictured in Los Angeles (AP)

Nineteen Eighty-Four is scarily prescient about porn’s impact on society

Could we re-learn respect and modesty by covering our heads at Mass?

Now that the bishops have reinstated fish on Fridays, the tradition of wearing a head covering at Mass could also be revived

Fish and Chips (Photo: PA)

The bishops’ decision to reintroduce the Catholic custom of Friday penance is a weekly reality check