News Analysis

The week in quotations

Jacob Rees-Mogg (Getty)

“A great tragedy”
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on the conflict in Ukraine
Meeting with Archbishop Shevchuk

“The teaching of morals at the Gregorian University was heretical”
Cardinal Brandmüller on seminary classes in 1970s Rome
Interview with the National Catholic Register on the roots of the abuse crisis

“Each one of you has a soul that is loved by God … And if you are special to God, you ought to be special to your elected representatives”
Jacob Rees-Mogg MP
Spectator interview

Statistic of the week


Respondents to the British government’s sex education consultation. Most opposed the proposed expansion.
Source: Schoolsweek