Clifford Longley

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  1. Too meek for today’s politics
  2. Thanks to official negligence, Jimmy Savile got away with it right to the end
  3. Margaret Thatcher forgot Original Sin. She was, in fact, a Pelagian
  4. Conservative clergy, armed with theology textbooks, have little to offer families
  5. Work is there to be enjoyed, not suffered
  6. ‘The first result of coalition government is a bonfire of the manifestos’
  7. Protestant destiny and working-class solidarity no longer cement the Union
  8. A way forward would be to accept that not all marriage needs to be sacramental
  9. Some on the left suspect Blue Labour because of its Catholic associations
  10. Catholic moral theology still sometimes sounds ‘as if’ Creationism were true
  11. The massacre at Drogheda in 1649 was hardly a beach party
  12. This does not smack of the supreme law of the Church, the salvation of souls
  13. Plainly the drafters of the 1961 Suicide Act wanted to have their cake and eat it
  14. It isn’t just Jeremy Corbyn’s prospectus which belongs in cloud cuckoo land
  15. There are lots of exemplary relationships which are described as cohabitation
  16. In 41 of 53 countries in the Common­wealth, homosexual conduct is still a crime
  17. Morality comes from conscience, something that everyone has
  18. Lower funding for libraries means they will close, not miraculously improve
  19. So far, Corbynism has failed to measure up to its billing as a radical alternative
  20. Are the Churches doing any better than the police in handling domestic abuse?
  21. Anti-Semitism must be resisted with every muscle the academic world possesses
  22. Almost without meaning to, Francis has shot Humanae Vitae dead
  23. How robust is the Catholic case against abortion and embryo experimentation?
  24. The national British identity was as resolutely Europhobic as it was anti-Catholic
  25. Cameron failed to appreciate effect of migration on the white working class voter
  26. The demands of labour must take priority over the demands of capital
  27. Irrational impulses are part and parcel of populist politics
  28. Master-servant still provides the framework for employer-employee relations
  29. Meritocracy is ultimately a flawed project
  30. Once the doorway to fanaticism has opened, it is hard to close
  31. Lost in the post
  32. It is no coincidence that Pennsylvania voted for Trump and Wales for Brexit
  33. There is a presumption that there is something not right about homosexuality
  34. Mercy isn't a Church thing - it's what families do every day
  35. Depriving Isis of a home is key to victory, but the West must avoid humiliating Muslims in defeat
  36. Mother Teresa's miracle won't help the poor
  37. Has believing the victim policy sullied the name of a much-admired bishop?
  38. Church should ask forgiveness for sex abuse scandal in Year of Mercy
  39. Ian Duncan Smith's resignation over welfare policy was sincere - he did believe in the Common Good
  40. Roll out of 'academisation' of state schools is anti-local councils - or just plain barmy
  41. Amoris Laetitia: Pope Francis has created confusion where we needed clarity
  42. Anglican and Catholic partnership helped shape Liverpool's response to Hillsborough tragedy
  43. Chilcot's final verdict on Britain's role in the Iraq conflict is both damning and shaming
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