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Singing — and dying — nuns

Richard Lawrence on Poulenc's Carmelites

PARIS has much to offer the tourist who likes to visit the last resting-places of the famous: the Père-Lachaise for Balzac, Proust, Wilde, and Jim Morrison; Montparnasse for Beckett and Sartre; Montmartre for Berlioz and Offenbach. These cemeteries are well-known. But few visit the Cimetière de Picpus, a five-minute walk from the Nation métro station. This is where 1306 victims of the Terror are buried, their names recorded in the chapel; and, at the far end of the garden, near the grave of ...

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It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

It depends what you mean by ‘gaps’

John Polkinghorne, physicist, priest, and writer, will be 85 on 16 October. Patrick Miles talked to him  Subscribe to read more

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In forgetfulness of the Kingdom

The Church has cut Jesus’s teaching from the heart of its worship, says Hugh Rayment-Pickard  Subscribe to read more

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