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The clear impression is that they were chosen by the government in Beijing

Pope Francis is facing criticism from some surprising places in the US

C G Jung said Freud refused to acknowledge the spiritual and mystical side of human experience

Reports and Commentary, from Rome and Elsewhere, on the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

I witnessed the complacency of Church officials at first hand

Several members of the US delegation are known as original thinkers and leaders

Some feminists see the pill as an ‘unnecessary technological intervention in a woman’s body’

The communist regime has a much clearer game plan than we have in the West

In 1612, a judge condemned 10 people to death for witchcraft. Was one of them a recusant Catholic?

For centuries, the Vatican has relied on the legal fiction of titular sees. Their history is more fraught than you might expect