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December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016
In an article for the Catholic Herald Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor said leaving the EU was a 'huge step' in British history
December 22, 2016
The order's grand chancellor was fired for reportedly not stopping aid workers from distributing condoms
December 22, 2016
The failures of Marie Stopes only illustrate wider problems in the abortion industry
December 22, 2016
The Catholic writer and Herald columnist speaks to me about her heroes and the adage she lives by
December 22, 2016
Our continuing work is testament to the great graces of mercy we have received during this year
December 22, 2016
The extremists can't resist a public platform. So let's subject their ideas to real scrutiny
December 22, 2016
In the birthplace of Christianity, the different calendars used by churches mean that Christmas comes more than once a year
December 22, 2016
The next time someone claims that the 16th-century English Church was backward and superstitious, tell them about this ring
December 22, 2016
This is a tale of anti-Christian persecution that speaks loudly and dreadfully to modern times
December 22, 2016
The director was dismissed from the seminary as a young man. But his personal pilgrimage has never ended
December 22, 2016
Martin Scorsese has always had an enigmatic relationship with the Catholic Church. In the past, the rightly revered director has described himself as a “lapsed Catholic”, but during the rounds of publicity for this latest film, he admitted that his “way” has always been Catholic. He could hardly deny it: the evidence has stared back
December 22, 2016
On Christmas Day we celebrate the moment when God came to us in human flesh. The mystery and event of the Incarnation made possible the sanctification of the physical world which is our home. The Holy Land is truly holy because it contains the stones that were trodden on by the feet of the Word