William Oddie

On St John Paul II’s first feast day, we pick out piece from our archives that asks, how will history judge the Polish Pope?

But why is Cardinal Burke himself, the hero of the synod, being eased out? And what are these disquieting rumours about Cardinal Müller?

Cardinal Burke is right: the group responsible for reporting the synod is manipulating the presentation of what’s actually happening

There will be no prayers for his soul at this interfaith farrago in the presence of leaders of ‘the world faiths’ and the archbishop of Canterbury

He had no time for liberalism, but would have spurned the SSPX

Despite Annibale Bugnini’s extreme ecumania, the protestant observers at the consilium were wrong: the sacrificial language of the new mass was still entirely Catholic

ARCIC has always been a reductionist body, part of a subversive movement whose indifferentism has caused huge damage to the faith of Catholics in the pew

We are in such an atmosphere of uncertainty that even Jane Fonda can love the pope because she thinks he hates dogma: something has to give

When everyone else automatically, even unthinkingly, receives Holy Communion, those who can’t feel isolated from the community of the Church