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Tracey Emin's 'My Bed' installation at the Tate Britain (PA)

There is nothing Catholic at all in the emblematic works of our time

A detail from a stain glass window at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Norfolk

Gertrud von le Fort has made an imaginative contribution to the history of the inspirational Carmelites

The Maltings at Snape, Suffolk, the home of the Aldeburgh Festival (PA)

It was a good week for composers at the Aldeburgh Festival

A painting of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

The library at Ushaw College may have unearthed a previously unknown score by the early 18th century Italian composer

The Gospel of the Other Mary at ENO (Pic: ENO)

Peter Sellars’ opera reads the Passion story in contemporary terms

Kristīne Opolais as Manon Lescaut and Jonas Kaufmann as Chevalier des Grieux in Manon Lescaut at the Royal Opera (ROH/Bill Cooper)

The morality of the Catholic Church underscores Abbé Prevost’s book

How Catholic was Puccini?

A new, Freudian study suggests the composer’s Catholicism was skin deep

Placido Domingo performs in a production of Simon Boccanegra at the Staatsoper in Berlin (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

If so, this is bad news for all of us