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In praise of a history documentary with an important cause at its heart

I’d love to see the political leaders woo us as the lights slowly go out

Jacob Rees-Mogg is the intelligent yet self-effacing star of Inside the Commons

The king is suspiciously slim in BBC Two’s blockbuster Wolf Hall

A Bill seeking to ban the practice is not being supported by the Government – so MPs will have to fight for it

Cardinal Burke was ridiculed for saying men are repelled by a ‘feminised’ Church. But he grasps that fathers have a huge influence over whether children grow up to be Mass-goers

We don’t mind if the Daleks are Scientologists, but please don’t let the Time Lord turn into a secular bore

He was a handsome blogger known to millions as the American Papist. A freak accident left him fighting for his life – but his faith survived

Christmas has become so debased in Britain perhaps it should be renamed to avoid confusion with the real thing

A friend suggested I was neurotic when I told her I confess every two weeks