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How the Old Mass came to Balham

St Bede’s has become one of London’s great liturgical churches. The departing parish priest explains how it all began

What I learned on the Women’s March

Stuart Reid joins ‘jolly middle-class women’ on the Trump demo

Margate is worth a Latin Mass

Like Margate, the Church faces difficulties as a result of changes made in the first half of the 1960s

There’s no need to adopt their fasting rules, but we can learn quite a bit from the Russians’ preparations for Christmas

Most telly is filth but Breaking Bad is seriously good

Philadelphia glorifies God in a beautiful autumn surprise

The new defence deal is a triumph. Many will feel it does not go far enough

Hollywood has turned against him: he has been dropped from the cast of Hangover 2

Let’s not forget that Rupert Murdoch is a papal knight

I’d better pull myself together and get with the programme