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What inspired Picasso to create multiple images of this most Christian of events?

The letter from Benedict has become the focus of attention. No one now cares about the books

As one journalist said, Cardinal Keith O’Brien was not a monster, he was a weak man

The question is more complicated than you may think

Benedict’s past statements mean his letter was inevitably of interest

Pro-life Democratic candidates have disappeared, making it harder than ever for faithful Catholics to back the party

A children’s book recounts a popular legend

The Vatican media operation must be transparent and professional. Anything less is a disservice to the Church.

There’s a significant turnover of lay staff, but career clerics stay in position

Life on the island of Tristan da Cunha began with Napoleon. Today, it is sustained by faith