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Ed West

Ed West

Ed West is the deputy editor of the Catholic Herald and author of The Silence of Our Friends: The Extinction of Christianity in the Middle East.

Travellers set up camp close to Newman beatification site

Archbishop Bernard Longley meets travellers at a Mass in Walsingham last year

The travellers, from Ireland, say they hope to be blessed by the Pope but do not have tickets for the Mass

Europe’s leaders are too weak to stand up for western values and rights

The Third Battle of Ypres 1917. European culture has not recovered from the psychological trauma of the world wars

The psychological trauma of the two world wars is driving Europe to cultural suicide, according to a new book

The day that Peter Hitchens glimpsed hell

The day that Peter Hitchens glimpsed hell

Hitchens’s brother was an atheist, until he came face to face with a horrifying work of art

Roger Scruton is right to be suspicious of utopian thinking

Enoch Powell: Vilified

Utopian ideas are doomed to fail because they hail from ‘unscrupulous optimism’

Bishop to defend celibacy in debate two days before Pope’s visit

Bishop Malcolm McMahon will be joined by media spokesman Jack Valero and Fr Stephen Wang, dean of studies at Allen Hall

‘Bloody’ Mary is the most unfairly treated woman in British history

Visitors from the 1550s would be baffled by the way Henry VIII’s eldest child is portrayed today