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A secret agreement between Beijing and the Holy See has left the faithful facing confusing dilemmas

Melissa Villalobos was critically ill and in danger of losing her unborn child. Then she turned in desperation to her ‘spiritual father’

During the post-conciliar turmoil, some predicted that men’s religious orders would vanish. How wrong they were

Coercive abortion wouldn’t happen in Britain, surely? Thanks to an NHS Trust and a judge, it nearly did

Benedict XVI hoped that liberating the Old Mass would heal divisions. But not everyone shares his view

A new report gives a disturbing insight into the way that money circulates among Church leaders. How long can it continue?

This beautiful devotion has inspired the faithful to noble acts of self-sacrifice. But the Church’s cultural revolution nearly buried it

We need to understand why there was a ‘Mass exodus’ after the Council

The priesthood continues Christ’s work of sacrifice. Those calling for its abolition don’t understand Catholicism

She is free at last, but Pakistan’s Christians still suffer – and Western leaders are doing little to help them