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The Irish Church’s fierce independence could hinder reform, says Jon Anderson

Can Ireland rediscover its faith – as I did? asks John Waters

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Jack Scarisbrick looks at Protestantism’s biggest foe

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Schisms and revolutions: Fr Raymond J de Souza says 2017 is a big year for anniversaries

Dan Hitchens reports on an unexpected twist in the great Amoris Laetitia debate

The IRA thought its violence was righteous. It never was, says Will Heaven

Fr Stewart Foster on how a bishop’s love of railways created Brentwood diocese

Bishop Michael Campbell offers a Lenten reflection

Reporting on terror attacks, I’ve wondered if we need a new plan says Colin Brazier

Rachel Kelly interviews Peter Stanford on charity and the Reformation

Mary Kenny on the recent Irish funeral that didn’t make the headlines

Peter Quantrill looks forward to a musical Holy Week in Kraków

Jonathan Wright on Luther and his many demons

John Charmley thinks Trump and Nero have a lot in common

Religious people can think their violent language is justified, says Fr Ronald Rolheiser

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