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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.

We’re running out of cash to care for a rising number of elderly people. That is why we are talking about ‘assisted dying’