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The existence of the seal of the confessional reminds us that these things belong firmly in the internal forum

But such is the obsession with these things that only 1 in 5 agree

Religion, though, she didn’t understand

The Instruction insists that the whole Church should have access to its riches, says Dr Alcuin Reid

There are too many difficulties attending both the Novus Ordo and the Old Rite

Of course we must open ‘a new chapter’: but before we do, we must read and acknowledge the old one

Our bishops are generally holy men. But we ought to distinguish between private piety and the public office

Cuts to overseas aid would make headlines, but will no one challenge Westminster’s cosy consenus

In the end, it’s obedience, not personal choice, that holds us together as a people

The bishops’ decision to reintroduce the Catholic custom of Friday penance is a weekly reality check