Despite severe challenges, the Church did not enter a steep decline the end of the pontiff’s reign
The liturgy does not belong to us but the Church
Hamas clearly fails the St Alphonsus test. Civilian deaths are not just collateral damage – they are its chief weapon
France has offered asylum to the Iraqi Christians forced to flee from Mosul
The rather gloomy outlook of the Church meant that it was better equipped than most faiths to cope with the horrors of the First World War
Clearly the Italians have been at work behind the scenes to save Meriam Ibrahim
The long tradition of the presence of Christians in the Middle East is nearly at an end
Why were no representatives of the Church in the field praying for the dead?
The Church must remind us again about the certainty of death
From a Catholic point of view, nothing much has changed – it is the principle of female ordination that is the sticking point.