This is a risky venture: but the risk of doing nothing was much greater
Cardinal Bertone may be right to block the head of Caritas: but the way he has done it is a massive own goal
The Roman Curia has to learn both to communicate and to behave with more sensitivity
There are almost certainly far more of them than most of us realise
The judges just think that displaying a crucifix is harmless: so why not?
It is shameful that our bishops refuse to say the same thing
The Government, says Cardinal O’Brien, has an ‘anti-Christian foreign policy’. Good for him: so it does
Why are we giving hundreds of millions to brutal regimes like Pakistan and northern Sudan?
The Pope’s wishes are quite clear. But are our bishops carrying them out?
Think of all those great translations of Latin hymns
Newman says that ‘the very notion of being religious implies self-denial’: true, maybe, but not easy
It is good that Mr Netanyahu should praise the Pope’s book: but it contains nothing new about the Jews
The crucifixion was caused by our own sins: that has always been mainstream Catholic teaching