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Rupert Murdoch holds copies of the Sun and the Times at his new print works in Wapping in 1986 (PA photo)

It’s time to get some sense of balance into this frenzied debate

The licence fee funds all of the BBC's output, not just the programmes we choose to watch (Clara Molden/PA Wire)
Rupert Murdoch at a conference last Friday in Idaho (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

And the death of the News of The World, for all its remaining faults, is nothing to crow about

G K Chesterton said he would only take racial distinctions seriously 'when I find a man classifying himself as inferior' (PA photo)

He was one of the few convinced anti-racists of his time: the allegation just doesn’t add up

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was a stern critic of liberation theology as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (AP Photo/Massimo Sambucetti)

The problem, says the Pope, is denying the transcendent dimension of man: but some people are still going on about ‘structures of injustice’

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at Solemn Evensong and Benediction at Blackfriars, Oxford (Photo: Br Lawrence Lew, OP)

The riches of the true Anglican patrimony will now at last be reunited with their source

A Eucharistic 'flashmob' in Preston

It’s not just in the discernment of individual vocations where its power will be felt

The greatly loved Fr Kit Cunningham will be remembered by most people for the terrible crimes he committed

He had been granted the grace of ‘time for amendment of life’; and he had used it well

Chesterton’s prophetic voice, now increasingly being heard once more, is still relevant to the new age

As a Catholic apologist, Chesterton was Newman’s successor: but his influence extended far beyond the Church

Terry Pratchett stands outside the Houses of Parliament (Lewis Whyld/PA Wire)

The German medical profession accepted ‘assisted dying’ for compassionate reasons in the 1920s. Then came the 1930s