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The great songwriter’s lyrics are indebted to Catholicism

Mgr Guido Marini said it can be better to wait rather than provoking more conflict

John Rastell’s work affected our liturgical experience forever

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The celebrated composer has died at the age of 81

The heavy metal band also paid tribute to the murdered priest during a concert in San Salvador

The avant-garde composer’s infamous piece reminds us that we need silence

The holy warrior with a baton

Sir James MacMillan has this year attained sublime creative heights as well as taken on nationalist interests that want to marginalise Catholicism

When Benedict XVI was in his prime choirmasters quietly reintroduced chant and polyphony to Catholic parishes. But it may have been too little too late

The Bosco Brothers use rap to appeal to young people

Salesians are using rap to share their faith with young people