Clifford Longley

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