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Some good friends of mine have signed the Wijngaards statement. But it overlooks some basic points

For long periods Mother Teresa perceived God’s seeming absence. But even in her most tortured moments she showed a trust in the will of God

The revival no one expected


With a new cathedral, new orders and new Oratories, could England’s Catholic Church be entering a time of renewal?

At its funnest, clinical depression is a boring, sapping illness

Groups like the Syro-Malabar Catholics and the Institute of Christ the King are filling previously empty churches

Despite some mysterious statements in canon law, the truth is that nothing can ever erase one’s Baptism

Blessed are the bloggers

The internet has brought a golden age of evangelical opportunity. Atheists share the same soapbox – but that should not deter us

Natural Fertility Awareness eschews subsidising ‘Big Pharma’ and encourages the consumption of organic vegetables


Francis’s exhortation doesn’t shy away from the often harsh realities of marriage and family life

Bogus statistics ‘show’ that most converts drift away. Solid research from the US suggests the opposite