It hasn’t just been about singing ‘Danny Boy’: in Ulster it’s meant death and destruction
Actually to publish the mistranslated Italian version of Youcat was unpardonably sloppy and amateurish
Why, by now, haven’t we learned the huge importance of accurate translation?
Yes, there should: but let’s knock this ‘Taliban’ stuff on the head
If you want to explain why the pope respects the religious instincts of non-Catholics, read Pio Nono
Nostra Aetate is enough by itself; but if you are anti-Vatican II, have a look at Quanto conficiamur moerore
Traditional liturgical language will be part of the Anglican patrimony; and one day, we might be able to use it, too
It’s about building ‘fraternity and peace’: anything wrong with that?
Some bishops are demanding RE as part of the English Baccalaureate. But why? In Catholic schools, 90% lapse
Don’t vote Green, say bishops: they’re in favour of drugs, abortion and gay marriage and against religious freedom
But that’s Australia: surely our own dear Greens are more wholesome? Don’t you believe it
This is a risky venture: but the risk of doing nothing was much greater
Cardinal Bertone may be right to block the head of Caritas: but the way he has done it is a massive own goal
The Roman Curia has to learn both to communicate and to behave with more sensitivity