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William Oddie

William Oddie

Dr William Oddie is a leading English Catholic writer and broadcaster. He edited The Catholic Herald from 1998 to 2004 and is the author of The Roman Option and Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy.

Is the crusade against man-made global warming the new world religion?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that man-made global warming is incontrovertible (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)

The Methodist Church is limbering up for an infallible declaration

The Telegraph may just have made a peaceful papal visit more likely

The former Telegraph offices on Fleet Street (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The anti-papal media – including the BBC – will now have to watch their step

Now we have real evidence – sexual abuse is not a ‘Catholic problem’

But we still have a fight ahead: the media are out to get us

Sorry, Professor Milbank, Newman was no ecumenist

Sorry, Professor Milbank, Newman was no ecumenist

His advice to you would have been to become a (Roman) Catholic

The English Church is, actually, against the replacement of Trident

The English Church is, actually, against the replacement of Trident

So why don’t the bishops intervene in the current debate?

Archbishop Nichols has got it right about the Big Society

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster (Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Fingers crossed: let’s hope it all goes somewhere

We should become friends of the US, not ‘partners’

We  should become friends of the US, not ‘partners’

There has in recent years been far too much subservience

A Muslim MP fears Islamist violence at Cofton Park

The Islamic Standard website

The resulting Islamophobia would be an even greater disaster

We do have a part to play in the Pope’s protection

Pope Benedict is the object of widespread calumnies

The priority is to start the fightback over child abuse

Mr Cameron: do we really want Turkey in the EU?

Photo: PA

Van Rompuy is right: Turkey is not, and will never be, a part of Europe