We need to back the authority of parents, police, teachers. ‘Children’s rights’ has led to disaster
Topic: David Cameron
Why didn’t the looters’ parents know where they were? Why didn’t they teach them about right and wrong? Answer: society has undermined the family
I’m not sure I can sit on the beach, surrounded by grandchildren, and read the Book of Job
Three books in particular spring to mind
Debate: Should Catholic bishops follow Rowan Williams’s example and intervene more forcefully in politics?
Or should they only intervene when they have the weight of the Magisterium behind them?
Their collection at the moment is very low brow, with one notable exception
Fr Lombardi responds to news that Osama bin Laden has been killed, saying ‘Christians should never rejoice at the death of a human being’
Bishop of the Forces says military intervention must only serve to ‘defend the defenceless’
Their support for Coalition reform is brave and bold. But can it do any good?
Bishops’ message echoes Cameron’s call for a big society