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And he could have taught Buddhists a thing or two about respect for animals

A World Youth Day here in 2012 or 2013 would build on the momentum of the Benedict bounce

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It should no longer be seen as a halfway house for disaffected Anglo-Catholics ‘defecting’ from the Church of England

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We remain, by a large majority, a Christian culture

It is fatally easy to assume that priests accused of sex abuse are guilty until proven otherwise

He was nothing like our traditional idea of what a saint is like: but his time has come

The Pope’s visit has reminded us that the two per cent difference in DNA between Orang-utans and humans is vast, unbridgeable and infinite

Let’s not forget that Rupert Murdoch is a papal knight