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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?

Mr Cameron, if you really mean what you say, you must allow our adoption agencies to re-open

David Cameron and Pope Benedict XVI at the farewell ceremony at Birmingham International Airport (Photo: PA)

Otherwise you will prove just how empty your words are

Debate: Are we experiencing a ‘Benedict bounce’?

Pope Benedict's visit has sparked a huge surge of interest in the Church (Photo: PA)

And, if so, how long will it last?

The writer whose conversion was inspired by Renaissance art

Michelangelo's Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel could well provoke a moment of awakening (Photo: PA)

Behind all the euphoria, another piece of good news: author Leo McKinstry announces his conversion after a spiritual awakening in Venice