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As a Catholic apologist, Chesterton was Newman’s successor: but his influence extended far beyond the Church

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I hope the order learns a lesson from Canada, where a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is working to bring healing to victims

Last night’s programme was distressing to watch. The men who suffered abuse, though cruelly treated, have retained their dignity

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The order apparently knew the truth of the allegations at least a year before his death

The return of the statue and painting of the Virgin Mary was celebrated by most of the island’s population

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A N Wilson suggests that purgatory only became part of Church doctrine in 1274

Or is it still possible to work constructively with a secular Government?