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A new leader with comparable talent to Tony Blair would help Labour, but so would a resolution about what the party stands for

How to sound extraordinarily well informed about the momentous gathering of bishops in Rome

If any figure deserves to be ‘fast-tracked’ to canonisation, it is the fast-tracker himself

The Pope’s big interview is the biggest challenge yet to conservative Catholics

Beware the patronising ‘new new atheists’ adopting the philosophical centre ground

Pope Francis floors the media

Attacks on the Pontiff from the press were expected but are undeserved

The blogger’s programme for renewing the Church is wildly simplistic