Francis Phillips

For 46 years Jean Vanier has travelled the world spreading a transformative message. Yesterday I saw him at Blackfriars

Cardinal Hume was wrong to seek respectability within the English Establishment

Sir Derek Jacobi is wrong to think that Shakespeare could not have written his own plays; the greatest poet and dramatist of all times was an Englishman and a Catholic

Hearing about her experience I made an instant resolution

But not, perhaps, controversial enough for John Humphrys

He loved debate and controversy but at the same time managed to remain magnanimous to his enemy

That’s the point Tony Blair should have made in his debate with Christopher Hitchens

You don’t need to ask the experts for a solution to population decline. It stares one in the face: more babies

But “dialogue” does not mean we have to water down what we know to be the truth