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Parents and teachers should read Roy Peachey’s short, but very important, book on Catholic schools

The beauty of rood screens

The screens were once the main visual showpiece of a church

This wouldn’t be the first time a pope has been in tension with Catholic teaching

What a Vatican reshuffle shows about its attitude to the laity

As children are put to death, Belgium’s experience shows the ‘slippery slope’ is real

Who is England’s next saint?

Nuns, priests, a journalist and a certain cardinal are all in the running for canonisation

We’re trying to build a Nazareth in Lancashire

The Archbishop’s easygoing persona was a social strategy – and a theological stance

Alain Corbin has written a detailed history of silence

The reservation of the Blessed Sacrament in Catholic churches impressed and moved Newman more than anything else