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Nobody has any right to know about the sex lives of footballers and incompetent bankers

Sir Fred Goodwin, former chairman of RBS (Photo: Press Association)

But such is the obsession with these things that only 1 in 5 agree

No one has ever written about passion like Iris Murdoch

Religion, though, she didn’t understand

The Pope has made clear the older rite is here to stay

Cardinal Walter Brandmüller celebrated the old Mass at St Peter's Basilica on Sunday (CNS photo)

The Instruction insists that the whole Church should have access to its riches, says Dr Alcuin Reid

The Pope’s ambition, a powerful blend of the Novus Ordo and the Old Rite, could sweep the Church

Cardinal Walter Brandmüller celebrated the Extraordinary Form Mass at St Peter's Basilica on Sunday (CNS photo)

There are too many difficulties attending both the Novus Ordo and the Old Rite

Very few Brits understand how appalling our record in Ireland really is

Of course we must open ‘a new chapter’: but before we do, we must read and acknowledge the old one

It is not enough for our bishops to be caring. They must speak unpalatable truths

Archbishop Longley: 'The kindest priest you could possibly hope to meet'

Our bishops are generally holy men. But we ought to distinguish between private piety and the public office

When can we have a debate about the ethics of overseas aid?

The Houses of Parliament (Photo: PA)

Cuts to overseas aid would make headlines, but will no one challenge Westminster’s cosy consenus

The restoration of the Friday fast is a historic day for English and Welsh Catholics

In the end, it’s obedience, not personal choice, that holds us together as a people

In the end, it’s obedience, not personal choice, that holds us together as a people

Fish on Fridays is a move in the right direction

Fish and Chips (Photo: PA)

The bishops’ decision to reintroduce the Catholic custom of Friday penance is a weekly reality check

We seem to have a problem with justice

"Lady Justice" by the British sculptor, Frederick William Pomeroy, Photo: PA

Should justice be a matter of interpreting law or a matter of rewarding desert?