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Nothing had changed in the Church’s moral teachings following the Pope’s interview

The pioneering scientist said: ‘There is nothing so frightening as someone who knows they are right’

Today we celebrate the feast of the saint who struggled with dark visions

As soon as you start using the ominous phrase “population control”, as Sir David does, you are in the world of Orwell’s 1984, however benignly you might dress it up

Refusing to acknowledge or punish a child’s bad behaviour is not ‘positive’ parenting

Sooner or later, Pope Francis will make a statement that the media decides is not ‘nice’ at all

Petter Stordalen has demonstrated what a difference one person’s moral stand can make

Hitler’s bodyguard, Rochus Misch, insisted he ‘proud to work’ for the Nazi leader

The standard of Christian behaviour and the requirement to turn the other cheek is very high and, being human, we are all prone to fall below it from time to time

Our planet is not ‘full’

We need not panic about overpopulation – despite what some of my more excitable correspondents say