Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor found that Catholics have to be outsiders in Britain

2 September 2017 16:40

Among yesterday’s tributes to Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, one stood out. It came not from a churchman, but from one of…

Catholic bishops split over Brexit as Archbishop accuses Osborne of ‘ludicrous’ scaremongering

23 May 2016 17:57

Archbishop Peter Smith, the Catholic Archbishop of Southwark – whose diocese covers all of London south of the Thames – has…

Will Catholic bishops try to scare their flocks into voting against Brexit?

9 February 2016 22:05

The Catholic bishops of England and Wales – and the separate hierarchy for Scotland, for that matter – have long…

Gay marriage will split the Catholic Church

23 May 2015 23:49

Ireland, for so long the most overtly Catholic state in Western Europe, has voted for gay marriage by a stupendous margin –…

Edward Stourton just can’t stop bashing the bishop

22 March 2015 17:40

I’ll keep this brief, but can the BBC please replace Ed Stourton as presenter of Radio 4’s Sunday programme? He is…

Keith O’Brien stripped of the rank of cardinal – an extraordinary disgrace for the Scottish Church

20 March 2015 18:08

Keith O’Brien, former Cardinal Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, was today stripped of the rank of cardinal by Pope Francis.…

What is the truth about Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor and ‘Team Bergoglio’?

25 November 2014 23:23

A couple of days ago John Bingham, the excellent religious affairs editor of the Telegraph, broke a story that is…

The disgraced bishop and the loyal parish: Catholic double standards at their finest

22 October 2014 23:05

The Catholic bishops of England and Wales are to hold an inquiry into the case of the Rt Rev Kieran…

Kieran Conry scandal: Cardinal Nichols faces questions about a cover-up

29 September 2014 2:14

Cardinal Nichols this morning faces his biggest crisis since he became Archbishop of Westminster in 2009. On Saturday Bishop Kieran Conry…

Bishop Kieran Conry had affairs with two women, one of them married

27 September 2014 18:25

Update: The Mail has now published its allegations against Bishop Conry. They’re much more serious than I imagined. He appears to…