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Let’s bring World Youth Day to Britain

Spanish pilgrims in Sydney react as Pope Benedict XVI announces that World Youth Day 2011 will take place in Madrid (Photo: PA)

A World Youth Day here in 2012 or 2013 would build on the momentum of the Benedict bounce

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Pope Benedict XVI gives his blessing at the end of a youth meeting in Sicily (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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A new idea of the Ordinariate is emerging

It should no longer be seen as a halfway house for disaffected Anglo-Catholics ‘defecting’ from the Church of England

Debate: Will the Ordinariates help revitalise the Church?

An Anglo-Catholic service at Holy Trinity, Reading (Photo: Daniel Lloyd, courtesy of James Bradley)

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Proportion of Christians in England has stayed the same for 10 years

We remain, by a large majority, a Christian culture

Priests can be victims of injustice, too

Procedures to deal with allegations of child abuse were tightened up in 2001 following a report by the late Lord Nolan, pictured (Photo: PA)

It is fatally easy to assume that priests accused of sex abuse are guilty until proven otherwise

Who next, now that Newman has been raised to our altars? It can surely only be G K Chesterton

GK Chesterton: 'a giant, spiritually as well as physically' (Photo: PA)

He was nothing like our traditional idea of what a saint is like: but his time has come

We are spiritual beings, not superior animals

We are spiritual beings, not superior animals

The Pope’s visit has reminded us that the two per cent difference in DNA between Orang-utans and humans is vast, unbridgeable and infinite

Jack Valero is absolutely right when he says that the English media are not anti-Catholic

Jack Valero is absolutely right when he says that the English media are not anti-Catholic

Let’s not forget that Rupert Murdoch is a papal knight

The papal visit was a PR success: but no thanks to some anti-papal English Catholics

The papal visit was a PR success: but no thanks to some anti-papal English Catholics

Are we now to expect a quiet undermining of what the Pope achieved?