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Topic: poetry

Seamus Heaney wasn’t anti-Catholic, but he saw Irish Catholicism as a thing of the past

The late poet’s attitude to his faith goes some way to explaining why he was adored by the liberal, secular elite

‘The Catholic Church is extremely poetic’

Miguel Cullen talks to Sally Read, a convert whose acclaimed poetry draws on her experiences as a psychiatric nurse in London

The poet who saved a saint’s priceless letters

Joseph Pearce recalls the extraordinary life of Roy Campbell, who hid St John of the Cross’s letters from Spanish militiamen