Tina Beattie, Professor of being Catholic

And in the Big News today from a Faith Perspective, I went to a concert with a strange orchestra. The news, whatever it is, is of course terrible. Wasn’t Jesus just great. And I’d just like to add lots of words like peace, courage, hope, justice, dignity. Jumble them all together and you get what sounds like a thought.


Amazingly Reverend Doctor David Walker, Bishop of Manchester

Children, aren’t they just great. I know this because I run over 190 schools, because I’m just so brilliant, in a very modest and self deprecating way of course. It’s not as if we just use them as a platform to indoctrinate or anything.

Jesus was a child once, which just goes to show how important being a child is.


Catherine Pepinster, professional Catholic

And in the Big News today from a Faith Perspective, the Paralympics.

Which brings me to abortion. Abortion is wrong. The Pope has said so. The Catholic Church says so. The Second Vatican Council says so. The late Jonathon Sacks would have said so if he weren’t dead. It should be illegal. I say this in a totally non-political and unbiased way.

No, you may not reply to this or question it in any way. Remember, the Catholic Church, like TFTD, is infallible.