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The Pope tried to bypass Vatican norms in pursuit of reform. How far has he succeeded?

Canon law does not envisage the ongoing reception of Communion by someone who remains Protestant

Everyone in Rome says they want an end to abuse scandals. But will they do what it takes?

The Pope has shown he is serious about reforming the Curia, so why has so little actually happened?

Veritatis Gaudium is a bold intellectual call-to-arms in our secularised society

The subject of child abuse does not lend itself well to off-the-cuff remarks

Never mind integralism. The Church and its members can show civil society the path out of the present crisis

The abortion lobby is running scared. No wonder it’s targeting pro-lifers

Modern-day Pharisees are trying to get round the Church’s teaching on objective right and wrong. Their next target? Humanae Vitae

Contempt for proper procedure in the curia is palpable when dealing with some Vatican departments