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Vatican II was intended as a call to unity and evangelism, but its legacy has been an escalation of intra-Catholic wars. It is time to embrace John XXIII’s original vision

The Story of Pope John XXIII – by the artist behind Thor and the Avengers – is re-issued thanks to a Kickstarter campaign

The Congregation for the Clergy has appointed Canon Philip Gillespie as Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome

The Lectionary is bearing fruit at last

Thomas Merton was funny, daring and loquacious. That got him into trouble with the Church authorities, but it didn’t stop him becoming a great modern spiritual guide

John XXIII was very much a man of the people, while John Paul II lived the Gospel without compromise

Cinemas in major cities in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland gives people chance to watch the historic event in 2D or 3D

The unfairly maligned founder of the London Oratory died 150 years ago

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The Church was just not ready to face the changes the 1960s threw at it