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Pope Benedict XVI raises the Eucharist at Bellahouston Park, Scotland (Photo: CNS)

The new translation is more faithful and more beautiful: these are words which will sink into the soul

Pope Benedict XVI and Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, sign a joint declaration in 2006 (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

The forthcoming discussions will be an expensive freebie that achieves nothing

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, head of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, left, talks with Mustafa Ceric, head of the Bosnia Islamic Community (Photo: PA)

We weren’t wrong to begin dialogue, but it seems now to have gone as far as it can

Parliament can insist on women bishops in the Church of England (Photo: PA)

If anyone doubted the Erastianism of the C of E, Frank Field has now proved it

But this time, he was just a little too obvious about it

Sheik Ahmad Mohamed el-Tayeb, president of al-Azhar University in Cairo, is flanked by Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, at a conference in Washington DC (Photo: CNS)

If there are any ‘moderate Muslims’ around, let’s hear from them

Thank heaven the Pope seems to understand what it's all about

Me? I am still struggling – what on earth is Facebook?

Fr Keith Newton is still very cautious about predicting the size of the ordinariate

By the end of the year, the number of parish groups will be more than double the number predicted

Blessed Pope Pius IX (CNS photo)

Pio Nono’s Syllabus Errorum has had an undeservedly bad press: it is still relevant today
 

John Paul II during a visit to Paris in 1980 (Photo: CNS)

His beatification is a declaration of his holiness, not his achievements