It’s just as bad in the Church of England, and worse in society at large
It went largely unreported: now, it should be constantly reiterated. If it is, this could be one of the great pontificates
The European Union is withering because it has uprooted itself, he says: unless it returns to God, its institutions are finished
The joy of the gospel, says Pope Benedict, lies in the authentic truth about God
Cardinal Francis George would ‘really, really like to have a heart-to-heart with Francis’: so too would many of the rest of us
Under new regulations, teachers in academies must encourage respect for the basis of the law: but what if, as in the gay marriage Act, that basis is false?
The inevitable result will be to open Catholic teachers up to increased scrutiny, pressures and complaints
The Court of Appeal may soon rule that ‘it is possible to commit a crime against a foetus’; if it does, the implications will be momentous
Is that why the Church has so far been silent on the case the appeal court is considering? The judges have to decide whether the existing law on the status of the ‘foetus’ makes sense
Well, Pope Francis, as Cardinal Burke implored, has now firmly upheld the depositum fidei: but has he let loose forces he can’t control?
But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?
If Francis doesn’t soon make it clear that the synod can’t abandon Catholic teaching, his pontificate could spin out of control
Cardinal Burke is right: the group responsible for reporting the synod is manipulating the presentation of what’s actually happening