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Dawkins, with comedian Ariane Sherine: not a great believer AP Photo/Akira Suemor

Atheists like Dawkins have strange ideas about what we believe

Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop Roche and Pierpaolo Finaldi (Photo courtesy of Mr Finaldi)

We just can’t judge on the basis of Mass cards containing only the people’s parts

William Hill offers 100 -1 that St Paul's is still closed at Christmas

Anglican cathedrals aren’t the centre of their dioceses: and the St Paul’s clergy don’t all believe in Christmas

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who was killed yesterday by rebel forces. Abd Rabbo Ammar/ABACA/Press Association Images

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

A little moderate scepticism helps when reading stories online

And why do the police so unquestioningly follow the instructions of the social services?

It is probably better not to expose children to TV at all (Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Whether you agree that Catholics should actually Unplug their Televisions, we need to understand that this is a dangerous medium

Torreciudad, the Marian shrine rebuilt by St Josemaría Escrivá in Aragon, Spain

Mass in Latin unified the world Church: the vernacular has Balkanised it

Police clash with looters during the London riots

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?