We just can’t judge on the basis of Mass cards containing only the people’s parts
How can we say that the new translation of the Mass has been well or badly received? Most parishes don’t have the text yet
St Paul’s Cathedral may be closed over Christmas. The question is: will it really matter, even to Anglicans?
Anglican cathedrals aren’t the centre of their dioceses: and the St Paul’s clergy don’t all believe in Christmas
A lynch-mob is a frightful thing. But just as William Hague was right to say that we don’t approve of extra-judicial killings, is a judicial killing in cold blood any better?
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