It is shameful that our bishops refuse to say the same thing
The Government, says Cardinal O’Brien, has an ‘anti-Christian foreign policy’. Good for him: so it does
Why are we giving hundreds of millions to brutal regimes like Pakistan and northern Sudan?
The Pope’s wishes are quite clear. But are our bishops carrying them out?
Think of all those great translations of Latin hymns
Newman says that ‘the very notion of being religious implies self-denial’: true, maybe, but not easy
It is good that Mr Netanyahu should praise the Pope’s book: but it contains nothing new about the Jews
The crucifixion was caused by our own sins: that has always been mainstream Catholic teaching
But the chances for reform of the Pakistani blasphemy laws are now looking slim
We know about the European Constitution: what has the High Court done to ours?
The Mass of Paul VI is unambiguously sacrificial, not simply a remembrance of ‘the Lord’s Supper’
We need to be alert: he is not without influence, even on this side of the pond