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Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Downe, Kent (Photo; PA)

Farage understands the Tory grassroots much better than Cameron and his pals; this, in the end, is what will unseat him as leader of the party

Left, Archbishop Smith; centre, Archbishop Nichols (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Archbishops of Westminster and Southwark urge faithful to oppose Bill on same-sex marriage

Lord Justice Leveson with his report (Photo: PA)

But this is a very long report: it needs to be read and re-read carefully by everyone involved before any legislation is enacted. But this operation mustn’t be allowed to fail

Cannabis sativa, marihuana, hemp, plant

The prime minister has abandoned his previous attitude to drug policy. Does power do this to people?

'The kind of liberal conservatism David Cameron espouses is a mishmash of the good and bad, and is completely divorced from Christian spirituality' (PA)
David Cameron (PA)
Natalia Partyka is competing in both the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics (AP)

There’s a chilling discrepancy between our attitudes towards Paralympians and disabled babies

David Cameron is apparently telling constituents that the same-sex marriage law will affect religious marriage too (PA photo)

The ECHR has made the law quite clear: unless we repudiate the court, that’s what will happen

Archbishop Peter Smith (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Archbishop Smith says ‘fundamental moral questions are at stake’

(PA photo)

We need to be able to demonstrate what we claim. Otherwise we’ll just be ignored