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Amid celebrations of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, we should remember the mass persecutions of 16thC England

His comments come after a senior Italian bishop said the Reformation was an ‘event of the Spirit’

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/10/17

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The brilliant German monk never intended to start his own Church

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Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/09/17

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September 8 used to be a public holiday in England

Forty-five per cent of British Catholics said that Catholicism was ‘more different than similar’ to Protestantism

Virginia Rounding’s account of Henry VIII’s sadism is unremittingly gory but scholarly and well-written, says Simon Caldwell

Cardinal Koch said that if bishops had been open to Martin Luther’s call for reform the Reformation would have been averted