Policies must be rooted in objective values, says Benedict XVI in speech welcoming Britain’s new ambassador
Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on why so little violent crime happens in Italy
Now we have proof that abolishing parental rights and encouraging single-parent families was disastrous: the disaster has happened
What was done by design can be undone the same way. But will there be enough political determination to do it?
I felt depressed at the scenes on our streets, but not actually surprised
Has multiculturalism helped to tear our society apart? And was Tariq Jahan’s noble behaviour an implicit rejection of it, an appeal to common values?
The inquest continues; this is an important question we need to resolve
But where were the Catholics in all this?
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
We need to back the authority of parents, police, teachers. ‘Children’s rights’ has led to disaster
Tough decisions lie ahead
Archbishop of Westminster calls for people to pray for the victims of rioting and looting across England