Arts and Books

A complex lighting system helps us appreciate the sculpture in St Peter’s Basilica even more

The cringe-worthy sight of bishops trying to dance points to a greater problem

Gerard Manley Hopkins’s conversion did not lead him to write conventional religious verse

Philip Metschan says he is aware of the existence of divine inspiration

Poetry can open our eyes to the glory of the divine presence in creation, says Joseph Pearce

Son of Saul, The Club and Anomalisa all helped make 2016 a fantastic year in cinema

Will the director rein in the violence in his Passion sequel?

Caravaggio is the perfect artist for our modern, divided era

A new book-length interview portrays a prophet of our age

Book review: A shocking cultural collapse has occurred among America’s poor. RR Reno points the way to renewal