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Benedict XVI says Europe is ‘called to care for and renew a culture deeply rooted in Christianity’

Faith and reason are in harmony and are not in competition, Cardinal Peter Turkson has said at a lecture in Oxford

The Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has clarified that female altar servers are not allowed at Extraordinary Form Masses

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Ascension of the Lord: Acts 1: 1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20

Pope tells 400,000 in Zagreb that exemplary Christian families ‘are more necessary and urgent than ever’

Benedict XVI appoints Fr Hugh Gilbert, Benedictine abbot of Pluscarden Abbey

Palafox overcame a troubled childhood to become viceroy of Mexico

Communists persecuted the cardinal, who is buried in Zagreb

Theologian explores the religious themes of this year’s Palme d’Or winner at Cannes