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The Pope faces criticisms, including over his handling of the abuse crisis

An email from an Anglican gave me pause for thought

His masterpieces remind us what we have still yet to surpass

History will judge Blessed Paul kindly, for his courage and his deep prayerfulness

In the modern world adultery is regarded as OK, while such things as racism remain beyond the pale

Pope Francis’s traditionalists

John Paul II couldn’t strike a deal that satisfied the SSPX. Nor could Benedict. Enter the unlikeliest of bridge-builders

My Vatican journey


Holy See diplomacy has achieved impressive results in supporting peace efforts worldwide. As Britain’s ambassador, I hope to help build on that work

The great songwriter’s lyrics are indebted to Catholicism

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Those who minimise sexual sin are trying to conform the Church to the world