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Rupert Shortt deploys both St Thomas Aquinas and Bertrand Russell in his defence of Christianity as a way of making sense of the world

Worse than eugenics

Myths about Down’s syndrome lead to thousands of abortions every year. A new proposal will make it even harder for parents to resist social pressure

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

A new book charts the historical relationship between the Church and science

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

Unlike Richard Dawkins, the physicist displays a winning humility when discussing God’s existence

The biologist’s views on Down’s Syndrome may have sparked outrage, but they are shared by millions of Britons

If a world cleansed of imperfections is what we wish for then Dawkins, with his Down’s Syndrome outburst, has shown us the way.

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