This Pope is almost a one-man proof of the existence of God
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…
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?
Did you know that it is the Times newspaper’s official view that a creator God doesn’t exist? Neither did I
To make matters worse, the paper is a starry-eyed Dawkins-supporting organ
Does the Government really intend to ‘tighten the rules’ on abortion? What governments say can’t always be trusted: Catholic bishops should be wary
Nadine Dorries wants to stop taxpayers’ money going to ‘counselling’ by abortionists: but will the Department of Health actually back her?
Do you agree with Umberto Eco, that Apple is Catholic and PC Protestant? It looks as though Pope Benedict might…
It all makes sense to me: but I’m a simple soul
The 1994 statement permitting girl servers was a mistaken tactical retreat which led to a fall in priestly vocations. It’s time to withdraw it
Undoing the damage will take time: the sooner the Church starts to clear up the mess, the better
After the storm ceased, the Pope thanked the two million for their ‘joy and resistance’. Then they knelt in the mud before the Blessed Sacrament. That’s the meaning of the Catholic faith
Those two million young Catholics are just so unfashionable. Long may it remain so
Theologians can be a ‘curse and affliction upon the church’: so says the US bishops’ senior doctrinal adviser. I wish ours had one like that
But the fact that in the US they do shows that the Benedictine counter-revolution is on course