Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

A Le Pen victory would be a huge upset while more of the same is bound to fail

It is hard to see any other result than an increased Conservative majority following the proposed election on June 8

Commentators suggest the referendum triumph will destroy Turkish democracy, but when was the country ever truly democratic?

It is simply not enough for medical professionals to claim they know best. They must take the trouble to talk properly to parents

Guido Reni and Gerard Manley Hopkins both see beyond suffering to the promise of the Resurrection

If Russia and Iran withdrew their support from Damascus, Mr Assad would not survive the month

Putin knows he has to fight Islamist terror. But the Syrian involvement may have done more harm than good

The sins of the late bishop are an important part of his life story, but so is his journey to redemption

Embracing Christians from ethnic minority backgrounds provides an opportunity for learning

We need to treat any evidence that Muslims are turning to Christ en masse with caution