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You might think that progressives would be rejoicing under the current pontificate. Instead, they are fretting about the future

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

This sort of thing used to happen all the time: are we now to expect a renewal of the Tablet’s old anti-traditionalist hostility?

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Confession may be in decline in many areas, but some parishes – usually seen as ‘traditional’ – are reversing the trend

Instead, let’s give thanks for Pope Benedict XVI’s wise leadership and continued good health

Not everyone, though, is happy about the new text. For me it brings back a sense of the sacred

Una Kroll, ordained a priest in 1997, says ‘God gave me a direct push that I could not resist’