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Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, the papal delegate governing the Legion of Christ (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/06/13

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Pope Francis and the Catholic Church were the subject of an Intelligence Squared debate

Much will no doubt emerge over the months ahead about the new Pope’s intellectual formation. But if Chesterton were not part of it, I would be astonished

A press conference takes place at the end of the symposium on abuse (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/02/12

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Bishop Bernard Fellay with newly ordained SSPX priests in 2009 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/12/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Chesterton’s prophetic voice, now increasingly being heard once more, is still relevant to the new age

As a Catholic apologist, Chesterton was Newman’s successor: but his influence extended far beyond the Church

The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer thought life was futile - a view that became more prevalent after the Holocaust and the Second World War (PA photo)

Bernard Nathanson discovered ‘the humanity of the unborn baby': but there’s more to it than that

George Bernard Shaw, Hilaire Belloc and G K Chesterton at a London debate (Photo: PA)

G K Chesterton, saint of the blogosphere

He loved debate and controversy but at the same time managed to remain magnanimous to his enemy

Mel Gibson on the set of How I Spent My Summer Vacation (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela)

Hollywood has turned against him: he has been dropped from the cast of Hangover 2

Phillip Blond: ‘In my 20s I understood that Christianity is essentially a theology of relationships, a theology of mediation’

Ed West meets Phillip Blond, the admirer of Chesterton who has been described as the Prime Minister’s ‘philosopher king’

GK Chesterton: 'a giant, spiritually as well as physically' (Photo: PA)

He was nothing like our traditional idea of what a saint is like: but his time has come