Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

If so, this is bad news for all of us

Both translations seek to avoid “Gas Board English” and create a suitable language to express transcendent truths

Even preaching about the necessity of confession caused me trouble

The real solution is that care should be what it claims to be – namely caring

The current Sunday arrangement has not been a great success

Posters of Katherine Howard are everywhere, advertising yet another Tudor novel

RTE’s programme about abuse in Africa showed two very different ways of handling the problem: facing up to it or keeping it quiet

The ENO’s reductive production of Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream makes the composer very much of our time

The existence of the seal of the confessional reminds us that these things belong firmly in the internal forum