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Pope Francis greets bishops inside St Peter's Basilica (Photo: PA)

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 Francis greets the Pope Emeritus at Castel Gandolfo (CNS)
A court sketch of the men convicted yesterday (Photo: PA)

It is in fact a dilemma for their religious community and not for the “Asian” community – if such a thing exists

The State Opening of Parliament. The same-sex marriage Bill is likely to be included in the Queen's speech today (Photo: PA)

If his ‘gay marriage’ bill is in the Queen’s speech, he will lose the next election

The Pope preaches during a mass service (CNS)

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

Nigel Farage (Photo: PA)

Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them

A shopper browses Charles Moore's biography of Margaret Thatcher (PA)

If you believe that there is such a thing as truth, then you have to tell those who disagree with you, voters or not, that they are just wrong

The bishops' conference of England and Wales attend a general audience with Pope Francis (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

‘If the faith is in imminent peril,’ said St Thomas, ‘prelates ought to be accused by their subjects, even in public.’ What a blogger he would have made…

Baroness Thatcher's coffin lies in the Crypt Chapel of St Mary Undercroft beneath the Houses of Parliament (Leon Neal/PA Wire)

Those who have protested against her are in any case mostly those from whom she rescued us

Pope Benedict XVI conducting one of his weekly general audiences (AP)

And I really can’t be doing with all this “emeritus” stuff. He’s still simply Pope Benedict to me