Cold War

Cardinal Urosa has emerged as a formidable centre of unity

L’Osservatore Romano honoured the show on its 50th anniversary

Francis can truly relate to the people of Cuba

The historian’s eye sees here all the principal events of a century of geopolitics

The eco-encyclical won’t commit the Church to unsettled science

Thomas Merton was funny, daring and loquacious. That got him into trouble with the Church authorities, but it didn’t stop him becoming a great modern spiritual guide

‘We’re in the front line, and Russia has made its intentions clear,’ says Archbishop of Vilnius

So why don’t the bishops intervene in the current debate?