Thousands of religious are leaving their communities each year. One cause is ‘an absence of spiritual life’. This is a tragedy
There should not be one standard for the clergy and another for us lay people
The white veils and white gloves on feast days are now a distant memory
Viewing video clips of a decapitation on social media trivialises the violence. At the same time, there are sometimes appalling images that the public should see
Does Francis’s attempts to reach out to lapsed Catholics risk sapping the motivation of those who sacrifice much in the name of faith?
Hungary is governed according to the kind of conservatism that has vanished from British politics
Professor Hans Kung has written he is ‘considering suicide.’ If he goes through with it, it would be a final step in a life full of small steps away from the Church
Where are the feminists up in arms against the killing of unborn children just for being girls?
Can the Mater Hospital respect the sanctity of human life while complying with the new abortion law?
Fr Faber was a good man who deserves credit for the pastoral aspects of his priestly life