The Roman Curia has to learn both to communicate and to behave with more sensitivity
There are almost certainly far more of them than most of us realise
The judges just think that displaying a crucifix is harmless: so why not?
It is shameful that our bishops refuse to say the same thing
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
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