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Oxford is famously known as the 'city of dreaming spires' (PA)

Oxford has a disproprotionately high population of homeless people

Fr Timothy Radcliffe

Pope Francis names English Dominican priest as a consultor of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Los Howl’d by William Blake, from A Small Book of Designs (1794)

William Blake emerges, not as a mad visionary, but as a fan of progressive Christianity in a new show at the Ashmolean

Praising pupils can be harmful

The inevitable result will be to open Catholic teachers up to increased scrutiny, pressures and complaints

Stanley v O'Neill - the bout that never was

Anyone who truly cares about women’s rights has to be prepared to look again at the evidence of what abortion on demand does to us

Christ Church College, Oxford (Wikipedia)

Expert says Christ Church college’s move contravenes the Education Act

Christ Church, Oxford (Wikipedia)

Oxford Students for Life have until 4pm today to find a new venue for their debate on abortion

Harvey Hawkins with his younger brother Jayden

Five-year-old Harvey Hawkins was diagnosed with a colloid cyst in his brain

The John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford (PA)

Campaigning against abortion leaves Catholics open to hostility, but that’s more reason to take up the placards and join a prayer-vigil

Mgr Keith Newton distributes Communion during the first public Ordinariate Use Mass at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory in October  (Dylan Parry/ordinariate Flickr photostream)

Ex-Anglicans break out of the ghetto

Thanks to Pope Francis the ordinariate is no longer only for former Anglicans