Faith

If Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett tonight, prepare for all hell to break loose

July 9, 2018 3:22 pm

Feminists will be lining up to prevent the appointment of the Catholic mother of seven.

Has Tibet finally lost out to China?

June 28, 2018 4:29 pm

Religion remains at the heart of Beijing’s determination to subdue and transform Tibet.

I don’t want to keep pushing the Francis-Trump analogy. But the Pope makes it tough to resist the temptation

June 20, 2018 9:08 pm

In an interview with Reuters, the supreme pontiff uses Trumpian rhetoric to criticize the migrant children scandal.

The Global Anglican crack up

June 19, 2018 4:59 pm

The provinces of the Anglican Communion today have little in common beyond a historical connection to the Church of England.

Social conservatism is dead

May 31, 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

May 17, 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?

May 9, 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

April 26, 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?  

March 31, 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

March 30, 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?

March 30, 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

March 22, 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

February 21, 2018 4:22 pm

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