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Radek Sikorski, Poland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has described Thatcher’s fight against Communism as a “moral inspiration”

We have forgotten what this ceremony is about

Margaret Thatcher had her critics, Pope Francis can expect to have his too

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

She believed also in truth, in faith, and in hope where there was despair; and she prayed for these things, too.

Along with President Reagan she helped to create a free Poland

In 1978 Catholic Herald editor Richard Dowden had an in-depth interview with Margaret Thatcher. We reproduce it in full here

Beyond politics she had many qualities that ought to command universal admiration

Archbishop of Westminster says he is praying for the repose of her soul as well as for ‘the intentions of all those who now mourn her’

If only David Cameron could enthuse about St Edward the Confessor, say, or St Bernadette of Lourdes