The US ordinariate has only just been founded: but already they have a principal church. Ours doesn’t: why is that?
Topic: Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Is Damian Thompson right: are the English bishops trying to smother the ordinariate? If so, it’s time for Rome to act
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?
Debate: Should Catholic bishops follow Rowan Williams’s example and intervene more forcefully in politics?
Or should they only intervene when they have the weight of the Magisterium behind them?
This has been going on ever since the papal visit: long may it continue
Our bishops are generally holy men. But we ought to distinguish between private piety and the public office
Ascension Thursday and Feast of the Epiphany may be moved back to their traditional dates
It’s a big news day for Catholic geeks with the publication of the Instruction Universae ecclesiae and in Britain the results of the Bishops’ plenary meeting
Watch this space: if I’m right, that’s the kind of bishop we should now get