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The singer’s best pop lyrics capture the highs and lows of the spiritual life

Musical experimentation at Mass seemed a good idea at the time. But the difficulties have only increased

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