The inquest continues; this is an important question we need to resolve
Has multiculturalism helped to tear our society apart? And was Tariq Jahan’s noble behaviour an implicit rejection of it, an appeal to common values?
Why didn’t the looters’ parents know where they were? Why didn’t they teach them about right and wrong? Answer: society has undermined the family
We need to back the authority of parents, police, teachers. ‘Children’s rights’ has led to disaster
Is the National Catholic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) out to get Fr Z? If so, they would be wise to think again
Persecuting orthodox bishops is one thing: but this target bites back
Is this a gulf of incomprehension that simply can’t be bridged?
Sorry, Mr Weigel: the Irish Church has problems, but to call Ireland the ‘epicentre of European anti-Catholicism’ is simply wrong
There’s an obvious distinction between the governance of the Church and the essence of the faith
Another Irish nightmare: at Maynooth, they’re campaigning for abortion. But calm down; these days, there’s Maynooth and Maynooth
All the same, the story is all too symbolic of Irish life today
What is a ‘Christian fundamentalist’? Not Fr Longenecker, surely. But Anders Breivik approvingly quoted his blog: how creepy is that?
The fact is that even mass murderers agree with sensible people sometimes: you can’t keep quiet, just in case
If anybody tries to make you pay to enter an Anglican cathedral (built by the Catholic Church) refuse and enter anyway
You should, of course, make a voluntary contribution to its maintenance; but it’s your decision. They have no right to stop you
I wonder why Brussels isn’t interested? Maybe it approves
Both at the CDF and as Pope he has clearly directed that crimes must be reported to the civil authorities