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Rory Kinnear as Hamlet (National Theatre)

Take heart from one of the life-enhancing messages of Shakespeare’s famous play

Fr Jaki, probably explaining the way Erathostenes calculated the circumference of the Earth (Antonio Colombo)

Fr Stanley Jaki argued that science is about quantities. Anything immeasurable, including God, it can neither prove nor disprove

As Shortt reminds readers, not all scientists are atheists (AP)

Rupert Shortt’s God is No Thing provides a courteous response to atheists

A woman prays at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York (CNS)

Christian women are more likely to attend weekly religious services than men, study finds

Activists dressed in orange jumpsuits representing detainees in the U.S.-run detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, protest in front of the White House (CNS)

Religious advocates have questioned whether President Obama’s plan for the detention centre will allow detainees a fair trial

Adolf Hitler speaks at an election 
rally in Frankfurt am Main in 1936 (AP)

Seduced by ‘the devil’ Hitler

Himmler, Goebbels, Heydrich and others were all drawn to Nazism after rejecting their Catholic faith. Were they searching for a new saviour?

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is a former Catholic school headmaster

Sir Michael Wilshaw addressed the the annual conference of the Catholic Association of Teachers, Schools and Colleges

A pro-ISIS demonstration in Mosul (PA)

The secretary of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue spoke at the inaugural Arab Thinkers’ Forum

Supporters of traditional marriage rally in front of the US Supreme Court in June (CNS)

Expressing same-sex marriage opposition ‘could put Catholic organisations at risk’

Indian Christians hold a candle light vigil after a fire destroyed the St Sebastian's Church in New Delhi, India, in 2014 (PA)

On its 50th anniversary, Vatican II’s Declaration on Religious Freedom is more vital than ever