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Pope Benedict XVI: a society plagued by moral relativism suffers 'frustration, despair, selfishness and a disregard for the life and liberty of others' (PA photo)

Policies must be rooted in objective values, says Benedict XVI in speech welcoming Britain’s new ambassador

Mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni (Photo: PA)

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on why so little violent crime happens in Italy

A 12-year-old boy leaves Manchester magistrates court last week (PA wire)

What was done by design can be undone the same way. But will there be enough political determination to do it?

A boy stares at the aftermath of the riot in Tottenham (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

I felt depressed at the scenes on our streets, but not actually surprised

Tariq Jahan: 'Please respect the memory of our sons by staying away from trouble' (PA photo)
Mohammad Ashraf Haziq, the Malaysian student who had his jaw broken by rioters, and was then robbed, pictured at a press conference

But where were the Catholics in all this?

We need to back the authority of parents, police, teachers. ‘Children’s rights’ has led to disaster

Violence in Hackney, east London (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Buildings destroyed by fire in Croydon, Surrey (Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

Archbishop says he is shocked by riots

Archbishop of Westminster calls for people to pray for the victims of rioting and looting across England