Francis Phillips

Whether one is Labour or Tory, believer or not, you can’t change the natural laws

David Alton’s inspiring attempts to open up the ‘hermit kingdom’ is an example of Christian diplomacy at its best

Margaret Thatcher’s confusion and memory loss is sad, but not quite tragic. Her life was not cut short too early: she fulfilled her potential in spades

We need strong voices like Jean Vanier’s to fight against utilitarianism

Instead, let’s give thanks for Pope Benedict XVI’s wise leadership and continued good health

Yet there is no doubt that this extraordinary woman, who heard “voices”, was sane

The Wise Men’s journey reflects on our Christian journey too

We must resist the drive towards assisted suicide in the name of ‘compassion’

The company has apologised for creating ‘misunderstanding and mistrust’ and will change its policy in 2013. That is good enough for me

And does Cameron really mean what he says about standing up for Christian values?