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Archbishop-designate George Stack caused controversy by appearing to cast doubt over the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Photo: PA)

It’s urgent that he explains his speech to the General Synod

A woman wearing a burqa walks past St Silas the Martyr Anglo-Catholic church in Kentish Town, London (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Our refusal to do the same has nothing to do with toleration: we just don’t have the political courage

Archbishop Martin says Irish-American sentimentalism is incomprehensible: but it’s dangerous too

It hasn’t just been about singing ‘Danny Boy’: in Ulster it’s meant death and destruction

Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn at the launch of YouCat on St Peter's Square (AP Photos)

Why, by now, haven’t we learned the huge importance of accurate translation?

Blogger Michael Voris is the keynote speaker at The*Other* Rome Blognic

Yes, there should: but let’s knock this ‘Taliban’ stuff on the head

A bust of Pope Pius IX in a Florida museum PA

Nostra Aetate is enough by itself; but if you are anti-Vatican II, have a look at Quanto conficiamur moerore

Mgr Keith Newton, the head of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham celebrating Mass

Traditional liturgical language will be part of the Anglican patrimony; and one day, we might be able to use it, too

Pope Benedict XVI speaks at a meeting of religious leaders at St Mary's University College Chapel in Twickenham, London (Toby Melville/PA Wire)

It’s about building ‘fraternity and peace': anything wrong with that?

Catholic school children wait for the Pope at Twickenham during the September 2010 papal visit AP Photo Peter Macdiarmid

Some bishops are demanding RE as part of the English Baccalaureate. But why? In Catholic schools, 90% lapse

Caroline Lucas, the leader of the Green Party in England and Wales and the party's only MP (Gareth Fuller/PA)

But that’s Australia: surely our own dear Greens are more wholesome? Don’t you believe it