The government regularly bungles religious issues, so how can it deal effectively with Islamic extremism?
Cosying up to Saudi Arabia is just one example of the hypocrisy at the heart of David Cameron’s pluralist position
Politicians like Francis Maude think the party should cling to the ‘spirit of the age’. Come the election they may be in for a shock
Why did Cameron lose so many votes to Ukip last week? One important reason is the threat he continues to pose to the institution of marriage
If his ‘gay marriage’ bill is in the Queen’s speech, he will lose the next election
David Cameron has reiterated his pledge to introduce tax breaks for married couples but Francis Phillips is not holding her breath
Ken Clarke says Ukip voters are closet racists and loonies. Well, I’m not a racist. And Clarke would have had us in the eurozone: he’s the loonie, surely?
Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them
Conviction politics is back, they say. But will the politicians keep it up; and do they really mean it?
If you believe that there is such a thing as truth, then you have to tell those who disagree with you, voters or not, that they are just wrong
As Cardinal Ratzinger, Benedict XVI made his views on foreign policy explicit, but he never reiterated them as pope
The Holy Father’s warnings on secularism and religious liberty are borne out by the consequences of the same sex marriage Bill.
But will the next pope carry on the struggle against the dictatorship of relativism with the same clarity and determination?
Forcing through the same-sex marriage Bill will bring Cameron down: his determination to do it shows how out of touch he has become
He has thrown away his authority as Tory leader over an issue utterly irrelevant to the nation’s problems. Is he mad?
Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor says there was no mention of same-sex marriage in his party’s manifesto