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The professor, Chad Pecknold, was shocked when thousands signed up for the 15-week seminar

St Patrick was an undocumented migrant – but the immigration debate was as complex in his time as it is today

Mgr Vincent Foy was ordained a priest in 1939 and served the priesthood for 78 years

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The former New York mayor said that people can change following video backlash

From Brussels to Washington, the global ruling class is facing an unprecedented revolt. At heart, it is a rebellion against materialism

Bishops in America have expressed their solidarity with the victims of the Orlando shootings and their families

Brexiteers idolise the state. Catholic tradition has a far richer idea of the common good

Campaigners are urging the Vatican to abandon the tradition. They don’t realise how much it has already evolved

Plus: Charles Guthrie on the perils of pacifism