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January 20, 2021
At Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons today, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated President Joe Biden on his inauguration.
January 20, 2021
In his inaugural address, President Biden renewed his pledge to work for healing in the nation, after four frequently turbulent years that saw convulsion and tumult in the nation's capital.
January 20, 2021
Yesterday, outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to his government Twitter account to deliver a blistering attack on 'wokeness', multiculturalism and moral righteousness.
January 20, 2021
Liz Hurley recounts an explosives heavy bus ride through Chechnya, where she shot her latest film
January 20, 2021
As his presidency comes to a close, Trump issues pardons to a few familiar faces
January 20, 2021
With a star-studded new HBO/BBC adaptation of Brideshead Revisited now being cast, William Cash reveals why Evelyn Waugh’s portrayal of a decadent upper-class Catholic family was banned in 1947 by the Hollywood censors
January 19, 2021
Donald Trump did not just tighten immigration policies; he hired Stephen Miller to use cruelty as a policy of deterrence. He did not just condescend to women; he insulted them and mocked their physical appearance. He did not just ridicule his opponents; he clearly enjoyed doing so. Over and over, he demonstrated that he did not just consider political opponents to be opponents, but as enemies to be crushed.
January 19, 2021
This is, by all the appearances, the hour of the Catholic Never-Trumper. But appearances can be deceiving. For all the ignominy of Trump’s bitter end, Catholics were right to vote for him. In fact, the Catholic Church will soon come to miss Donald Trump. Here are five reasons why.
January 19, 2021
In a letter dated Jan. 19, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, urged Cardinal Vincent Nichols “to undertake steps towards saving the life of our compatriot.”
January 19, 2021
"For the love of God, send us oxygen" demand Bishops as Brazil's national health service quakes under the pressure of the new COVID-19 strain
January 19, 2021
As Christian Unity week begins, Cardinal appeals for peace in strife stricken Myanmar
January 19, 2021
Holy See abandons extradition request for Italian woman thought to have embezzled €575,000 of church funds