Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:14
Pope Francis may be charming – but he is part of a rehabilitation plan that depends on bamboozling us rather than delivering any real change, argues Terry Sanderson.
Posted: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:43
Terry Sanderson argues that Pope Bergoglio won't move the Catholic Church forward and help it reform.
Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:30
As a United Nations Committee on children's rights confronts the Vatican on its abysmal record on clerical paedophilia and criminal cover-ups, Keith Porteous Wood describes his role in bringing the Holy See to account.
Posted: Thu, 16 May 2013 13:50
Terry Sanderson questions if the recent political upheaval will add leverage for the opponents of gay marriage in the UK.
Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2013 19:20
Terry Sanderson says level of arrogant politicisation to which The Catholic church aspired under the papacy of Joseph Ratzinger was appalling, but perhaps the decline of support in the pews may bring the Church to its senses.
Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:00
Terry Sanderson argues that under Joseph Ratzinger, the Vatican has become despised and resented throughout the world – greatly reducing its authority.
Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:37
Alistair McBay argues that the Vatican should put its own financial house in order before lecturing the financial sector on ethical banking.
Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2012 08:51
Ratzinger is wailing about the publication of a book, His Holiness: The Secret Papers of Benedict XVI, by Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi. It is based on documents leaked from the Vatican by un-named sources. The documents reveal a web of corruption and cronyism within the walls of Vatican City that would put a Dan Brown novel to shame.