Archive: Aug 2010

Northern Ireland

The recent upsurge in dissident republican activity is a cause for concern but we should try and keep it in perspective. The people perpetrating this recent violence, and probably planning more, have... Read more

A mosque at Ground Zero?

The question of whether a mosque should be built at Ground Zero in New York is not for me a moral question; it is one of pragmatism and sensitivity. I believe that people should have the right to... Read more

The Pope’s visit

The build-up to the Pope’s visit to Britain has not been without controversy. I am hoping His Holiness’ visit goes well, not just because I am a Catholic, but because if it does, it will reflect... Read more