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James initiated communication once Clare’s profile appeared and he and Clare exchanged daily emails for nine days before arranging to meet.

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Of course, no tick-box exercise can completely assess romantic compatibility.

But they both spotted each other praying in the Lady Chapel beforehand.

After eight months of courtship they were engaged and then married. Of course, Clare and James’s story sounds a bit too good to be true and you may remain sceptical.

Madeleine Teahan says more and more Catholics are trying out dating websites.

And, what's more, they work In March 1920 an advertisement appeared in a German Catholic newspaper that would change the history of the Catholic Church.

I made friends with Clare shortly after her engagement. “It’s a Catholic dating website.” Clare was in her early 30s when I met her but looked younger.

The natural question I asked was how she met her fiancé. She was striking, exceptionally bright and heavily involved with her university chaplaincy.

It read: “Middle ranking civil servant, single, Catholic, 43-years-old, immaculate past, from the countryside, is seeking a good Catholic pure girl, who can cook well, and who can do all housework, who is also capable of sewing and a good homemaker in order to marry at the soonest opportunity.” It was through the Altöttinger Liebfrauen Messenger newspaper that Joseph Ratzinger met Maria Peintner.