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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

Benedict XVI greets Britain's Baroness Sayeeda Warsi at the Vatican in February 2012 (CNS)

Lady Warsi will discuss ‘Freedom of Religion in the Public and Private Sphere’

'The kind of liberal conservatism David Cameron espouses is a mishmash of the good and bad, and is completely divorced from Christian spirituality' (PA)

In the UK today people of a truly conservative persuasion do not have a voice or a political party to represent them

Francis Maude (Photo: PA)

Politicians like Francis Maude think the party should cling to the ‘spirit of the age’. Come the election they may be in for a shock

Flowers laid outside the home of Baroness Thatcher in Belgravia (Photo: PA)

Unlike today’s posturing MPs, The Iron Lady was a conviction politician

Conservative leader David Cameron meets Pope Benedict at Archbishop’s House, Westminster (Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

Cameron has left the Church floundering

Robin Harris says that the Conservative Party and the Catholic Church in Britain have never enjoyed anything more than fleeting alliances

Bishop Malcolm McMahon, chairman of the Catholic Education Service, co-operated with Schools Secretary Ed Balls over the sex education Bill

In fact, from a Catholic point of view, the coalition is doing rather well