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David Cameron alluded to his "Big Society" project in his farewell speech to the Pope in September (Photo: PA)

Their support for Coalition reform is brave and bold. But can it do any good?

A soup of water (Photo: CNS)

Or should it be left up to individual Catholics to observe?

Copies of Light of the World in a bookshop in Rome (Photo: PA)

But “dialogue” does not mean we have to water down what we know to be the truth

Priests attend Pope Benedict XVI's Mass celebrated outside the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (CNS photo/Stefano Rellandini, Reuters)

Despite the furore over condoms, Light of the World, the book-length interview with Pope Benedict, is about a whole lot more than sex.

Pope Benedict XVI holds a copy of Light of the World with its author Peter Seewald, left, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella (Photo: PA)

Or should he have listened to Fr Lombardi?

Pope Benedict XVI shakes hands with Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury during a Mass in Westminster Cathedral Wigglesworth/PA Wire

On littleness and the liturgy

A meditation on Anglicanorum Coetibus and related matters

Supporters of a Pakistani religious group rally in Lahore to condemn the release of a Christian woman Asia Bibi who had been sentenced to death. The banner reads " Death is a punishment for blasphemy in Shariah".

The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom

Pope Benedict’s interview with Peter Seewald marks an important moment in the Holy Father’s ministry

Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the faithful during his weekly general audience (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/10

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The late Cardinal Hume withdrew his support for parish-based conversions in the early 1990s because of the opposition of some bishops (Photo: PA)

In the words of Cardinal Ratzinger then, ‘what are the English bishops afraid of?’