The bureaucratisation of the hierarchy has left the Church rudderless and ineffective
The Bill, to be introduced in the Commons in January, is the sixth attempt to legalise assisted suicide in a decade
Number of priestly ordinations expected to almost double in two years
Archbishop Mennini says ‘we must not lose hope in dialogue’ with the secular world
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Archbishops will also issue a pastoral letter about the importance of marriage to society
The US ordinariate has only just been founded: but already they have a principal church. Ours doesn’t: why is that?
Safeguarding commission attributes rise to papal visit, which encouraged people to come forward
Or is it still possible to work constructively with a secular Government?
Or should they only intervene when they have the weight of the Magisterium behind them?