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Margot Parker: ‘The bishops must meet with Ukip’

MEP Margot Parker says her party has a strong Catholic contingent that wants to build bridges with the Church

Westminster’s foolish bribe will push Scotland closer to independence

Why has it proven so hard for the Better Together campaign to galvinise enthusiastic support for our union?

The decline of political party membership in Britain has profound and depressing implications for religion

We seem to be moving away from mass movements towards a more atomised society. What can we do about it?

‘The pro-life lobby got into a real mess’

The improbable MP Louise Mensch tells Catherine Lafferty why she is taking a pragmatic approach to reforming our abortion laws

MPs reject Dorries plan to restrict abortion counselling

Amendment that would prevent abortion providers offering counselling is defeated by a majority of 250

MPs join criticism of English Baccalaureate

Report by MPs points to damaging effect that EBacc will have on religious education

I was wrong to be rude to Rowan Williams; but I wasn’t critical enough of his anti-coalition attack

The archbishop’s arguments were derived from Left-wing politics, not the Christian religion

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?

This is your opportunity to transform British society

Imaginative Catholics can help to secure a new civil settlement for our times, says Greg Clark

MPs seek to tighten abortion law

Labour and Tory MPs are tabling amendments to a new health bill that they say will dramatically reduce the number of abortions in Britain