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Belief in the theory of evolution is no reason for atheism as Dawkins supposes: Darwin himself insisted that the had never been an atheist

Protect the Pope was always feisty, either in defence of the Church against secularist attack, or against enemies of Catholic truth and discipline within the Church

If we really have to have an established Church, its head needs to take the defence of basic Christianity quite seriously

He re-established the simple but immense fact of the Church’s authority to declare the objective truth of Catholic doctrine

Pope John Paul’s major achievement for the Church was to recover Pope John’s original purpose: to “guard” and to teach more efficaciously “the sacred deposit of Christian doctrine”

Pope Benedict was no less a pontiff of profound personal humility because he wore red shoes and lived in the papal apartments

What we need is an intelligent application of the science of casuistry: after all, we have a Jesuit Pope: Jesuits are supposed to be good at it

Our democracy is built on the fundamental principle that we are one nation and that there is one law for everyone

Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?

The trouble with using the Church as a scapegoat is that it allows society to avoid facing its own more serious sex abuse crisis