Faith

Social conservatism is dead

31 May 2018 8:01 pm

Pope Francis’ modus operandi is to leave the reporting of his views to third parties and then sit back and enjoy the storm.

The stubborn old Hanoverians saw new Gunpowder Plots everywhere

17 May 2018 7:26 pm

Even after Emancipation, anti-Catholic prejudice was entrenched in the monarchy, right up to the coronation of George V

Is Piers Morgan the only Catholic offended by the Met Gala?

9 May 2018 12:24 pm

It will come as no surprise that something in the news has Piers Morgan deeply troubled. For the past two…

The disturbing case of Alfie Evans shames Britain

26 April 2018 7:45 am

There was never going to be a happy ending to the story of Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old boy treated at…

Does President Trump believe in the resurrection?  

31 March 2018 6:44 am

Easter weekend must be interesting for the interfaith First Family

How Christianity saw off its rivals and became the universal church

30 March 2018 3:47 pm

It thrived by killing off the opposition, says Bart Ehrman. But it also appealed to Rome’s enslaved masses

Who knew that Arabic has more than 30 words for wine?

30 March 2018 3:31 pm

You know you’re in good hands when the dedication reads: ‘To the writers, drinkers and freethinkers of the Arab and…

From persecutor to preacher: the journey of St Paul

22 March 2018 3:56 pm

Saint Paul is unique among those who have changed the course of history — responsible not just for one but…

Billy Graham by John Betjeman

21 February 2018 4:22 pm

Billy Graham, the American evangelist, has died at the age of 99. Here John Betjeman recounts his experience of attending…