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Ann Widdecombe’s decision not to go to Rome has opened the field to other candidates

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Utopian ideas are doomed to fail because they hail from ‘unscrupulous optimism’

The priority is to start the fightback over child abuse

Is it an outrage or a prudent step to avoid weighing the Church down with debt?

The forthcoming beatification of John Henry, Cardinal Newman has led to some significant architectural commissions

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The elegant Oxford scholar paved the way for Richard Dawkins

Van Rompuy is right: Turkey is not, and will never be, a part of Europe

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