The denial of Communion is a supremely grave matter which raises a host of tricky questions
But the Angelic Doctor also made a serious point about the danger of using analogies to speak of God
The way Vatican news is reported in the mainstream media has changed drastically since the arrival of Francis
Surely the ‘O my Jesus’ prayer is too deep for three shepherd children to have invented all by themselves?
Rosaries, prayer cards and scapulars are a great means of occupying a restive infant
We must not forget the anti-modernists who saved Newman’s reputation
The reintroduction of meat-free Fridays was a thoroughly excellent bit of episcopal business
The masculine-specific language of Father and Son isn’t arbitrary or replaceable