Despite tremendous hardship, the Bavaria in which the Ratzingers were raised was a happy place
May St Peter Chanel bless all those who read this blog!
Seven years after his election, he continues to show great trust and humility
All political parties have forgotten their roots; perhaps that is why politics is so irrelevant
Expensive birth control programmes come with an agenda
More to the point, what will our bishops do to prevent them?
Rightly or wrongly, the prime minister and chancellor do not give the impression that they care about the poor
Joseph Ratzinger has always said ‘no’ to heresy: but only so the Church could say ‘Yes’ to God
Charles Colson went on to found the world’s biggest prison ministry
Tyrannical governments, unlike our own, just ignore the ECHR when they don’t like its judgments