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Right now it looks as if we are dealing with a rebel diocese in Nigeria. How did it get this far?

The Cardinal ‘recognised an ardent soul, a hidden saint, a great friend of God’ in the monk who had lost the ability to speak

DUP leader Arlene Foster represents a new type of politician in Northern Ireland, and a new type of Unionism

Four onetime members of parliament’s pro-life group lost their seats – and other Christian MPs were defeated

We do a better service to Muslims by forcing them to confront the dark side of their community

After narrowly escaping death by firing squad, the author declared: ‘life is a gift, life is happiness’

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

Women are being persuaded to donate or ‘share’ their eggs in return for cheaper IVF treatment. But the personal cost can be high

From a cramped studio in Hampshire, Franciscan friars are serving up prayer, ethical debate and even a comedy drama

Virginia Rounding’s account of Henry VIII’s sadism is unremittingly gory but scholarly and well-written, says Simon Caldwell