John Paul II

He prefers to communicate by means of discussion and conversation rather than preaching at people. But he never places the teachings of the church in any doubt

The Catholic Church ‘thinks in centuries’ and this phrase rests on the received wisdom that time needs to pass before we can make a judgement on someone

The motu proprio ‘Summorum Pontificum’ says that they need ‘no permission from the Apostolic See’ to celebrate the Tridentine Mass: their congregation has acted ultra vires

This World Youth Day we will ‘Go and make disciples of all nations’

We need shepherds, not bureaucrats

Margaret Thatcher had her critics, Pope Francis can expect to have his too

The Catholic liberal elite dominate the corporation

Communism never inspired love in a deeply faithful people

The police’s zero tolerance policy on demonstrations in St Peter’s Square is the only one possible