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In his weekly catechesis Pope Benedict held up the medieval mystic as a woman who understood that divine love is at the heart of spiritual life

Pope Benedict’s election caught American diplomats by surprise, Wikileaks documents from Rome have revealed

Apparently not even the sophisticated US intelligence service was able to penetrate the walls of the Sistine Chapel

The former British prime minister argued that religion was a force for good against atheist and journalist Christopher Hitchens in a televised debate in Canada

Archbishop Vincent Nichols praises Dr Rowan Williams for the way he handled the resignations of five Anglo-Catholic bishops

Catholics around the world pray for end to abortion