This really was what at one time I would have called ‘my bible': seeing that Bertrand Russell was just wrong wasn’t easy
The Australian captain told one English player to ‘get ready for a broken arm’. Is this really what the Ashes is all about now?
These brave women have taken their cause to the Supreme Court in London. This is now a vital test case. SPUC have taken on the costs: they urgently need our financial help
As attendance at Mass and the confessional ‘soars’, his pastoral strategy is looking clearer; who knows? The ‘Francis effect’ may even prove durable
He has, says Sandro Magister, inaugurated a ‘twofold communicative register’, the existence of which the Press has simply not caught up with. Maybe it never will.
He prefers to communicate by means of discussion and conversation rather than preaching at people. But he never places the teachings of the church in any doubt
Like Leo the Great and Gregory the Great, he both exerted geopolitical influence and reasserted the teaching authority of the Holy See
Archbishop Longley ought now to issue a retraction, or ‘clarification’ of some kind, in an attempt to undo the damage his interview has done
It’s when you take Mary out of the equation—as first Protestantism and then modern secularism did—that the secular feminism of our own day inevitably emerges in the end
Pope Francis is sometimes unnerving. But he is after all the Pope, the Vicar of Christ. To some Catholics who claim to defend orthodox belief that means nothing