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Topic: the Ashes

Cardinal Pell: Ashes revenge is sweet

‘Turn the other cheek doesn’t quite fit the England–Australia battle,’ says Australian cardinal

Canterbury and Rome prepare for cricketing showdown

Church of England to take on Vatican team at Lord’s

Cricket Australia is still very lofty about ‘The Spirit of Cricket’. After their team’s loutish pleasure in humiliating England, they have a nerve

The Australian captain told one English player to ‘get ready for a broken arm’. Is this really what the Ashes is all about now?

Test match cricket approaches the profundities otherwise attained only by great literature, even by religion itself. Why does it happen so rarely?

Of course it doesn’t quite achieve what only a religious understanding can deliver: all the same, nearly all human life is there