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Former Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy (PA)

Scotland’s Catholic pariah

Jim Murphy has paid a heavy price for standing up to nationalism

Ed Miliband in front of the infamous 'Ed Stone' (PA)

Only God can save the Labour Party

A new leader with comparable talent to Tony Blair would help Labour, but so would a resolution about what the party stands for

'Mother Teresa devoted herself to virtuous pursuits but was attacked for her beliefs' (CNS)

Loudly proclaiming one’s beliefs as a way of ‘virtue signalling’ is nothing but moral posturing

David and Samantha Cameron pose outside 10 Downing Street (Photo: PA)

Cardinal says new Government must give attention to the ‘needs of the poorest’

Volunteers count votes at  count at a Sheffield constituency in 2010 (PA)

Defeat in the general election can be the start of something positive for politicians

'The most significant political, moral and social battle in 50 years is lurking on the horizon' (Photo: PA)

For the first time in my life I am voting Labour. This is why…

Nigel Farage – attracting Catholics (Dave Thompson/PA Wire)

One in seven Catholics now support the eurosceptic party

Alex Salmond and Alistair Debate shake hands after their televised debate last month (PA)

Why has it proven so hard for the Better Together campaign to galvinise enthusiastic support for our union?

Michael Gove has been appointed Conservative Chief Whip (PA)

The outgoing Education Secretary wanted to revitalise the Catholic school system, but he only met heel-dragging and indifference

'Tradition for Catholics is the handing down of authentic Truth from apostolic times' (PA)

The Catholic Church has never taken the conservative tradition seriously, but it’s time it did