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It’s too soon to declare the Church’s mission to Japan a failure

A presidential candidate was surprised to be denied Communion.
But the issue is simpler than it might look

In 2009 Benedict XVI invited Anglicans to become Catholic. The project has been a success – but not an easy one

Nationalism, authoritarianism and militant Islamism: across Asia, the faithful are facing a perfect storm

Newman combined intellectual insight with an almost childlike simplicity

In ‘finding new ways’ to evangelise, the synod risks forgetting the heart of the Gospel

Westminster MPs are about to impose horrific abortion laws on Northern Ireland – and have done everything to avoid a consultation

The British Government is ignoring parents’ concerns on sex education. Can the Church speak up for the voiceless?

The regime is so alarmed that it is even disrupting private meetings in Europe