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For the sake of political posturing and ending ‘discrimination’ against women and Catholics, David Cameron is opening the monarchy up to secularisation. It is political vanity for which future generations will pay a high price
Professor Dawkins thinks that Jesus today would have been an atheist. But would Dawkins have paid any attention to Him?
Atheists like Dawkins have strange ideas about what we believe
Conspiracies about the authorship of Shakespeare have fascinated for decades, but ultimately ‘only foolish snobs don’t believe in Shakespeare’
A new American film compares abortion to the Final Solution, but is such a comparison tasteless, and does it even help the pro-life cause?
How can we say that the new translation of the Mass has been well or badly received? Most parishes don’t have the text yet
We just can’t judge on the basis of Mass cards containing only the people’s parts
But we must be creative in responding to the reality of unwanted pregnancy
The treatment of Gaddafi’s corpse was a disgrace – and now he is with God we can pray for him, as we pray for all the dead
Iris Murdoch’s fiction still stands up 30 years after its publication, but what about the moral questions it posed?
St Paul’s Cathedral may be closed over Christmas. The question is: will it really matter, even to Anglicans?
Anglican cathedrals aren’t the centre of their dioceses: and the St Paul’s clergy don’t all believe in Christmas