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Catholic of the Year: The bishop on an urgent mission to evangelise Britain

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Fr Ian Ker says Cardinal Newman was neither liberal nor conservative

Amy-Jo Crowley notes that the times are changing at Britain’s oldest Catholic university

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Ann Widdecombe thinks it’s time for an accurate BBC documentary on Pius XII

Fr James Bradley says Catholics in South Carolina town are spoilt for choice

Mgr John Armitage on what the Christmas story tells us about God – and ourselves

Immigrants should not have Britishness forced on them, warns Mary Kenny

Growing up in a large family has made my children tougher, says Colin Brazier

Bishop Robert Barron finds a metaphor for God’s revelation in the new film Arrival

Stav Sherez praises a vividly illustrated history of the Church

Pastor Iuventus offers a small but powerful Advent practice

David Twiston Davies on a conversation with St Benedict

Why are we so afraid of flinging open our church doors, asks Fr Ronald Rolheiser

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