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The Catechism says we may have some ‘hope’, but it doesn’t overrule the Church’s authoritative past teaching

Most of the great theologians have defended the principle of capital punishment. We’re in danger of forgetting why

We should all defend Tim Farron from the charges of ‘prejudice’ and ‘intolerance’

Prof Tina Beattie has signed a letter to Polish bishops opposing plans to ban abortion in the country

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Not turning up to vote displays a lack of charity towards fellow citizens

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responds to criticism of sexual morality clauses in teachers’ handbooks

The former Catholic MP said that the teaching caused huge distress

There are baby elephants fed on powdered milk near Nairobi while down the road human babies never see powdered milk from one year’s end to the next