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Theresa May is greeted by Canon Anthony Ball as she arrives at Westminster Abbey in London for a service to commemorate the work of William Wilberforce (PA)

May’s appointments bode well for faith communities, which past governments have too often neglected

Theresa May sings at Westminster Abbey before her speech on modern slavery last night (PA)

The number of those living in slavery has risen by an estimated 10 million since 2014. The PM’s campaign is a good start

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A sneak preview of this week’s Catholic Herald

Theresa May announcing her education plans in a speech last week

The more Catholic schools we have, the more we will be tempted to dilute our Catholic identity

Prime Minister Theresa May announces a new wave of grammar schools (PA)

The Catholic case for grammar schools

Some think that selection contradicts the very idea of being Catholic. This is why they are wrong

New government proposals may pave the way for new Catholic free schools (PA)

The Government is to remove limits on faith-based selection, paving the way for new Catholic schools

Prime Minister Theresa May (PA)

Catholic peer Lord Alton says he is ‘sceptical’ that the role has been downgraded

Theresa May walks in a forest with her husband Philip at the start of a summer holiday in the Alps in Switzerland (AP photo)

Mountain holidays are biblically inspired and have been the refuge of several saints – not least St Pope John Paul II

The Honourable Justice Lowell Goddard (AP)

The investigation into the failures of child protection policies at institutions in the UK will continue