A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church
Topic: Henry VIII
A new exhibition at Tate Britain highlights the scale of destruction to artworks in the Tudor period – a staggering amount of books and music were also destroyed
There is no evidence of endowments set up to pay for prayers for the princes – Henry may have been scared of inspiring a religious cult
The fate of James IV of Scots seems to point to a tradition that left the Tudors inured to the mistreatment of the dead
I was wrong and uncharitable to suggest that the Pope should not be meeting Archbishop Welby. But about our relationship with Anglicanism I got it right
Above all, ARCIC is the institutionalisation of the indifferentism which has so weakened faith in the parishes since the Sixties
Should the last king killed in battle be given a Catholic burial in Westminster?