Damian Thompson

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

It might baffle Catholics elsewhere, but in England many supporters of clerical marriage are conservative

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

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

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

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

John Paul II couldn’t strike a deal that satisfied the SSPX. Nor could Benedict. Enter the unlikeliest of bridge-builders

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

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

Hostility from the authorities, and apathy from its own clergy, have put the Ordinariate’s future in danger. But there could be a simple solution