Canadians might just decide that, on balance, they prefer the guy who believes in something bigger than himself.
Posts Tagged: Catholicism
Many of our proposals can be introduced quickly. Some might take 12 – 15 months. We don’t believe anything will take longer than two to three years.
Lord Ashcroft: My latest polling explores the tensions and controversies around the union and Northern Ireland’s border
Crucially, opinion is not just divided between Leave and Remain, but between the Province and the mainland.
It’s a counter-intuitive take – but it’s what the sum of opinion polling in recent years tends to suggest.
Look wider than the tragic tale of Alfie Evans. And ask if the balance of power is right between families and the state.
Disputes have focused on questions arising from his plight – parental, ethical, legal. But it may be useful to widen the angle of the lens.
The Moggcast. On Catholicism. “I’ve never had any doubts. I know that’s an unusual thing to say…I try to say the Rosary every day.”
Easter approaches. And here is Rees-Mogg on suffering, abortion, the Tridentine Mass, faith and politics…and why Brexiteer MPs won’t roll over on a final EU deal.
The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why won’t the Education Department honour our manifesto pledge on Catholic schools?
There is no wriggle room in the commitment. Yet the department has decided to have an enquiry to decide whether to do what was promised or not.
A decision like leaving the EU had billions of causes: some of those were set in motion by happenings centuries ago, but none pre-determine what happens today.
You might think, for instance, that adultery is always wrong, too, but feel that it should not be the state’s business to police it.
George Maggs: Brexit, our Commonwealth friends – and a chance to discover the deepest sense of our national interest
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
Chris Whitehouse: Pharmacy workers – and a new threat to religious freedom from equality laws meant to protect it
Careers in the profession could be closed to people of faith if the General Pharmaceutical Council gets it way.
Opponents of grammar schools, some supporters of them, a slice of the independent sector, secularists…all have reason not to be best pleased with her plans.
But her decision and other recent ones also raise the question of whether Ministers really hold sway in their own departments.