William Oddie

By the time of his death, his greatness had become universally perceived

The interfaith pilgrimage to Assisi doesn’t compromise a single Catholic belief

But they cannot: this is an idea whose time has come

Do we really have to continue reading the tone-deaf, flat-footed Jerusalem Bible at Mass?

Certainly something very striking is going on: are there here, really, reasons for hope?

After all, the mighty are being put down from their seats and the humble exalted

The speed of the operation is possible because of the Pope’s personal knowledge of those involved

The bishops’ conferences could soon be beginning to look very different

But we really don’t know; maybe I’m being guilty of wishful thinking

The more presents people buy, the faster the economy will recover: so let it rip