If we are going to adopt morally superior attitudes, we had better be sure we are actually morally superior
The internet is full of fictional and tendentious stories posing as real news: the trouble is, many of us are only too willing to believe them
Are we all getting just a little gullible?
Too many children are being seized by social workers without good reason: why do these families have no protection from the Human Rights Act?
And why do the police so unquestioningly follow the instructions of the social services?
Here’s an e-petition we should all support: that ‘children’s TV should carry a government health warning’
Whether you agree that Catholics should actually Unplug their Televisions, we need to understand that this is a dangerous medium
Every time I spend any time abroad, I wonder why, in a ‘global world’, we abandoned a global liturgy
Mass in Latin unified the world Church: the vernacular has Balkanised it
The Pope is right: the riots were a product of relativism – a rejection, and not only by the rioters, of objective moral values
As the psalmist declaimed, ‘it is a people that do err in their heart’. We do need a ‘Big Society’: but on what will it be built?
At 84, the Pope is preparing for a gruelling visit to Germany which would exhaust a man 30 years younger. How does he do it? Well, there’s an answer to that…
This Pope is almost a one-man proof of the existence of God
A Conservative MP wants to ‘untangle unions and religion’ by making it illegal to refuse gay unions in church. Impossible? Maybe not
Mr Cameron has already sold the pass over religious liberty
The new translation of the Mass is a huge success. But why, oh why, are we stuck with the clumsy old version of the Agnus Dei?
All the same, I am profoundly grateful for what we now have. Never again ‘And also with you’
If a Catholic journal publishes an attack on Church teaching, should the CDF have the right to ask it to publish a reply? The National Catholic Reporter thinks not
Don’t they believe in intellectual freedom?