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The famous vision of hell underscores the heights of the freedom for which we have been created

The Church owes a significant debt to the order

Scripture scholars had started to read the Bible as if it were simply a classic text. Benedict XVI helped to change that

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A year to look backwards

The anniversaries of 2017 are a chance to ponder events that profoundly shape the world today

A lot of lessons can be learnt about population control from horse manure

The cardinal should be asked whether his book violates ancient Church teaching

The US president is likely to get an earful, but on one topic he might receive a word of thanks

A new politics of values is replacing an empty politics of freedom for its own sake

There is still plenty to learn from the life of Thomas More

The next time someone claims that the 16th-century English Church was backward and superstitious, tell them about this ring