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St Ignatius of Antioch (October 17) bears remarkable witness to the power of the faith in the early Church

Dom Antony Sutch joins Matthew Parris and lawyer Geoffrey Robertson to argue that Christians are not ‘bashed’ in Britain

The process to beatify John Paul II is accelerating.

Archbishop Fisichella, president of the pontifical council for evangelising the West, says his first step is to set up a computer

‘Vicious and menacing’ burglar jailed for two years after breaking into priest’s home and stealing charity boxes

Circus festival visits Pope

Church leaders from Middle East enjoy circus performance

Round-the-clock vigils and Masses for the miners are held around the country as the men are pulled out of the mine one by one

Daily readings: October 17 – 23

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Twenty-ninth Sunday of the Year: Exodus 17:8-13; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8

Pope speaks about the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners during his general audience at the Vatican