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Topic: Blessed John Henry Newman

Religious liberalism is dead: it’s time to give it a decent burial

Faced with the drama of sin and death, the ‘Church of Nice’ simply doesn’t cut it

We need to pray for another Fulton Sheen

The case of Archbishop Sheen is especially significant for our times

What now is the future for the English episcopate? Just when things weren’t looking too hopeful, we get another Ratzingerian appointment. What’s going on?

Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?

Pope appoints first Oratorian bishop in England for 140 years

Fr Robert Byrne will serve as an auxiliary bishop in Birmingham

The Holy Father is ‘consulting the faithful’ in preparation for next year’s synod on the family. But as Newman explained, ‘consulting’ them isn’t asking their advice

Conservatives are suspicious of, liberals excited by, the consultation of the laity on church teachings on contraception, same-sex marriage and divorce. But the teachings won’t change

Moving to a smaller house means shedding books: but a man’s library is a history of his mind: should I, for instance, throw out Why I Am Not a Christian?

This really was what at one time I would have called ‘my bible’: seeing that Bertrand Russell was just wrong wasn’t easy

Ordinariate unveils new Mass text that draws on Cranmer

Mass featuring new liturgy celebrated at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory

Some Catholic ‘traditionalists’ have about the same relationship with the Catholic tradition as the BNP with the English Conservative tradition

Pope Francis is sometimes unnerving. But he is after all the Pope, the Vicar of Christ. To some Catholics who claim to defend orthodox belief that means nothing

Archbishops mourn veteran English Catholic journalist Peter Jennings

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster says ‘Peter will be sorely missed’

‘A Gift from God’: a stone’s throw from Maryvale, the Ordinariate’s Sisters have now moved into their new convent. Who says prayer doesn’t work?

This is a great day, not simply for the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary and for the Ordinariate, but for the whole English Church