A good start

In my previous post I wondered if Nick Clegg would do much to enthuse me. Well, in my view he’s got off to a good start. He revealed on the radio that he doesn’t believe in God. What’s more, he seems to have a thoroughly sensible, tolerant approach to the whole religion issue. What a […]

Fighting for the right to adopt from bigots

I’m a bit late with this post. It’s old news really, but I still have a few thoughts about this issue of Catholic adoption adoption. I finally got round to reading last week’s edition of The Economist a couple of days ago, and they had a piece about the issue (link requires subscription I’m afraid), […]

Faith is a private matter

That’s not what I said. That’s what Ruth Kelly said last year when she tried to bat away questions about her ties to Opus Dei. Funny, because that’s not what she’s saying today. I think that over the past couple of years, the level of understanding within government of the scale of the threat that […]

Breaking News: Pope is a Catholic

I am shocked — shocked! — to find out that the Pope is a Catholic. Longrider has an interesting post on the rather manufactured outrage. I mean, surely the Pope isn’t meant to like Islam? Cos he’s, you know, not a Muslim? He’s a Catholic? Duh. What I’d like to know is how many Islamic […]