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✣ May ,

News&analysis 6 Week in review A guide to the past seven days 8 World news map 10 The Vatican 11 Britain 12 The US 14 The rest of the world

Comment & features 15 Diary Stuart Reid loved everything at Lourdes, even the souvenir shops 16 COVER STORY Damian Thompson profiles the second most famous Jesuit on the planet 19 Fr Raymond de Souza Emigration has become a necessity in broken Venezuela 20 Peter Hitchens The 1968 riots signalled a chaotic moral revolution 21 Matthew Schmitz Why cardinals and archbishops are clashing over crosses 22 Joanna Bogle The ordinariate has injected new vigour into Catholic life 23 Quentin de la Bédoyère The good, the bad and the ugly of effective rhetoric 24 Andreas Thonhauser The nationalists who want to drive Christians out of India

An unlucky but uplifting trip to Lourdes p15

Peter Hitchens on the dismal legacy of May 1968 p20

Bono is a friend to popes. So why did he just back abortion? p28

Back pages 27 Letters & emails Ironies of the Communion debate; love and joy in heaven 28 Arts Fr Damian Ference on U2’s disappointing pro-choice stance 32 Books Jack Carrigan on how Newman inspired the Nazi resistance in Germany 34 Spiritual life Pastor Iuventus on Benedict XVI and the meaning of liturgy 35 Crossword 36 Charterhouse Andrew M Brown wonders why unborn children attract so little sympathy 39 The Last Word The joy of sexuality means more than just having sex, says Fr Ronald Rolheiser

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