Clifford Longley

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  1. Privacy matters most to people who are up to something they wish to hide
  2. Taking a daily pill to prolong the period of infertility simply mimics how nature operates
  3. An economic system must serve the interests of everyone
  4. The poverty divide between marrieds and non-marrieds is shocking
  5. Ed Miliband said he had a better vision, but he hasn’t sold it to us
  6. Market fundamentalism, or neoliberalism, has become an unstoppable juggernaut
  7. The solidarity and sense of the common good of wartime Britain is a lost memory
  8. Politicians have noted that sympathy for the poor is waning in British society
  9. Islamic extremism asserts that for a Muslim there is only one identity and it isn’t British
  10. One common critique behind the rejection of political elites is their lack of virtue
  11. The danger with appealing to science is that the argument is open to scientific refutation
  12. Too meek for today’s politics
  13. Thanks to official negligence, Jimmy Savile got away with it right to the end
  14. Margaret Thatcher forgot Original Sin. She was, in fact, a Pelagian
  15. Conservative clergy, armed with theology textbooks, have little to offer families
  16. Work is there to be enjoyed, not suffered
  17. ‘The first result of coalition government is a bonfire of the manifestos’
  18. Protestant destiny and working-class solidarity no longer cement the Union
  19. A way forward would be to accept that not all marriage needs to be sacramental
  20. Some on the left suspect Blue Labour because of its Catholic associations
  21. Catholic moral theology still sometimes sounds ‘as if’ Creationism were true
  22. The massacre at Drogheda in 1649 was hardly a beach party
  23. This does not smack of the supreme law of the Church, the salvation of souls
  24. Plainly the drafters of the 1961 Suicide Act wanted to have their cake and eat it
  25. It isn’t just Jeremy Corbyn’s prospectus which belongs in cloud cuckoo land
  26. There are lots of exemplary relationships which are described as cohabitation
  27. In 41 of 53 countries in the Common­wealth, homosexual conduct is still a crime
  28. Morality comes from conscience, something that everyone has
  29. Lower funding for libraries means they will close, not miraculously improve
  30. So far, Corbynism has failed to measure up to its billing as a radical alternative
  31. Are the Churches doing any better than the police in handling domestic abuse?
  32. Anti-Semitism must be resisted with every muscle the academic world possesses
  33. Almost without meaning to, Francis has shot Humanae Vitae dead
  34. How robust is the Catholic case against abortion and embryo experimentation?
  35. The national British identity was as resolutely Europhobic as it was anti-Catholic
  36. Cameron failed to appreciate effect of migration on the white working class voter
  37. The demands of labour must take priority over the demands of capital
  38. Irrational impulses are part and parcel of populist politics
  39. Mercy isn't a Church thing - it's what families do every day
  40. Depriving Isis of a home is key to victory, but the West must avoid humiliating Muslims in defeat
  41. Mother Teresa's miracle won't help the poor
  42. Has believing the victim policy sullied the name of a much-admired bishop?
  43. Church should ask forgiveness for sex abuse scandal in Year of Mercy
  44. Ian Duncan Smith's resignation over welfare policy was sincere - he did believe in the Common Good
  45. Roll out of 'academisation' of state schools is anti-local councils - or just plain barmy
  46. Amoris Laetitia: Pope Francis has created confusion where we needed clarity
  47. Anglican and Catholic partnership helped shape Liverpool's response to Hillsborough tragedy
  48. Chilcot's final verdict on Britain's role in the Iraq conflict is both damning and shaming
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