Above all, ARCIC is the institutionalisation of the indifferentism which has so weakened faith in the parishes since the Sixties
I was wrong and uncharitable to suggest that the Pope should not be meeting Archbishop Welby. But about our relationship with Anglicanism I got it right
On Friday, the Pope will meet Archbishop Welby. So, why do we continue talking to the Anglicans after they have so wilfully made unity impossible?
To behave as though women priests and gay bishops make no difference to our relations is to do violence to the truth
The Archbishop of Canterbury made a good speech against the gay marriage Bill: but why did he grovel to the government?
The contribution of the Anglican bishops was feeble: what are they there for?
Pope Francis is under attack for saying that outside the Church there is no salvation: it’s a “poke in the eye” says one Presbyterian. Here is why he’s wrong
It’s hardly a personal opinion: these people seem to think that Popes just spend their time spouting their own prejudices
Thank God for the Catholic Truth Society, semper fidelis: more a cornucopia than a publishing company
English Catholics owe the CTS a debt of gratitude which is rarely expressed as it should be
The secular media is beginning to think that Pope Francis is obsessed by the devil: but the Holy Father simply teaches what Our Lord did
Vigilance against the wiles of Satan, who roams the earth, seeking whom he may devour, is fundamental to the faith of the New Testament
Pope Benedict didn’t finish his final encyclical. His first, Deus Caritas Est, was started by Pope John Paul: couldn’t Pope Francis complete his last?
Even better; we now have two popes: why not the first joint papal document?
The Oxford ‘Asian grooming gang’ were not in fact all Asian. But they were all Muslim: is this a problem we are afraid to face?
It is in fact a dilemma for their religious community and not for the “Asian” community – if such a thing exists
Why did Cameron lose so many votes to Ukip last week? One important reason is the threat he continues to pose to the institution of marriage
If his ‘gay marriage’ bill is in the Queen’s speech, he will lose the next election
Soon the media will discover that, like all popes, this one is no liberal. Then they will turn against him; and normality will return
The Holy Father has his own idiosyncratic way of talking about the faith and of connecting with the faithful. But he really isn’t about to reinvent the papacy