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GK Chesterton in Brighton, 1935 (AP)

Since Friday, Chesterton’s prophecy of popular uprising has been quoted everywhere

GK Chesterton sits on a bench in Brighton in 1935 (AP Photo)

Chesterton ‘addresses the narrowness and slipperiness of modern thinking’, says the author of a new guide to his work

The glory of Easter is portrayed in "The Resurrection of Christ" by Italian Renaissance painter Mariotto di Cristofano (Photo: CNS)

Writer Mark Shea: ‘If the conquest of death is not a reason to be glad, what is?’

Clockwise from top left: Dorothy Day, Fr Thomas Byles, Fulton Sheen, Antoni Gaudí and GK Chesterton

Five controversial saints in the making

Let’s pray that their Causes make further progress in the Year of Mercy

GK Chesterton is discussed in Edward Short's new book (AP)

Catholic critic Edward Short’s Adventures in the Books Pages features perceptive comment on the likes of Graham Greene, Leonardo da Vinci and GK Chesterton

GK Chesterton is discussed in Edward Short's new book (AP)

All who love Chesterton should read this scholarly, sympathetic and insightful study.

GK Chesterton reads on a bench in Brighton on October 30, 1935 (AP)

No longer seen as a ‘counter-cultural foghorn’, the great writer is becoming increasingly popular – and relevant to modern life

A woman waves an Irish flag at the Mayor of London’s St Patrick’s Day parade (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

The Irish Catholicism that used to define so many English cities now seems as remote as Newman and Manning

The Pope holds a pocket-sized version of the Gospel that was distributed by the homeless during the Angelus (AP)

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Activists in Islamabad hold a banner deploring the couple's murder (AP)

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