He had no time for liberalism, but would have spurned the SSPX
Topic: Blessed John Henry Newman
Faced with the drama of sin and death, the ‘Church of Nice’ simply doesn’t cut it
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?
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
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
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster says ‘Peter will be sorely missed’