Ed Condon

The mooted reforms could strengthen the Vatican’s response to abuse – as long as the canonical process is respected

Magnum Principium actually makes radical changes very difficult. Here’s why.

Some interpreters are trying to twist the document against Catholic teaching. But its real message is about the love of those in difficult situations

The principles of Freemasonry are fundamentally incompatible with Catholic teaching

In this country and many others, there has been a total inversion of the relationship between parents and public services

Victoria Police have said very little about the accusations. That hasn’t stopped a tide of negative publicity

Many see the push for ‘reform’ as a way for one small group to seize control from another

Cardinal Müller’s letter is a small but significant step. Canonically speaking, there’s no need to panic

The curia remains a place where cliques have more authority than the law. It doesn’t bode well

Unless the Pope formally abrogates the Order’s rights, no Vatican department can investigate the Order – and certainly not the Secretariat of State