Dangers to religion from too close a relationship to the state are vividly illustrated by Putin today
We cannot fight Islamism by siding with the forces of oppression
John XXIII was very much a man of the people, while John Paul II lived the Gospel without compromise
Judas was perhaps the first person to hate God in terms we can understand
Pilate’s wife appears in one verse of St Matthew’s Gospel proclaiming Jesus’s innocence
When will governments realise that religion is not their business and should not ever be their business?
Politicians must remember their primary role is to serve the public, not cling to power
Promoting dialogue between believers and non-believers will enrich our national conversation
The US politician is ‘thrilled’ with the gift of a rosary, but will her faith ever show in her voting record?
The post-modern idea that there is no such thing as historical fact, merely historical interpretations, is wrong