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Benedict XVI baptising a baby in January this year

Just before his retirement Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI made a small but significant change to the wording in the rite of Baptism

Benedict XVI waves to the faithful (Photo: CNS)

Despite the excitement of the secular media, Benedict went through the same process as any other Christian when faced with a major decision

'The kind of liberal conservatism David Cameron espouses is a mishmash of the good and bad, and is completely divorced from Christian spirituality' (PA)

In the UK today people of a truly conservative persuasion do not have a voice or a political party to represent them

Benedict XVI prays in front of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a candlelight vigil at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal (CNS)

The future Pope Benedict published a fraudulent text, these people say, to deceive the Faithful. Also, consecrating the whole world didn’t somehow include Russia. Strange, or what?

Members of the Egyptians Army walk among the smoldering remains of a pro-Morsi camp (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

Anglo-American policy, from the Iranian coup to the Egyptian one, has been a disaster – now Christians are suffering the backlash

Writers George Bernard Shaw, Hilaire Belloc and G.K Chesterton during a London debate (PA)

His statue could be erected in Fleet Street as a reminder that the not quite pukka occupation of journalism is still a fit occupation for a saint

The flag of St George is raised over No.10 Downing Street (PA)

Unlike the people of Gozo, we have neglected St George

The National Secular Society think the Bible should be dropped from the popular Radio 4 show (CNS)

Desert Island Discs needs the Bible

The Bible is not simply one of the finest achievements of our culture; it is also the word of God

England celebrate their win over Australia during day four of the Fourth Investec Ashes test match (PA)

Of course it doesn’t quite achieve what only a religious understanding can deliver: all the same, nearly all human life is there

Lord Williams of Oystermouth

Lord Williams’s comments highlight how Christians are on the back foot in this country