After being questioned by fellow committee members about the cross, I thought no more of it – until a call from the BBC

For some lapsed Catholics, nationalism fills a void where spirituality once dwelt

Tommy Sheppard, MP for Edinburgh East, said he wanted to introduce secularism ‘bit by bit’

Sir James MacMillan has this year attained sublime creative heights as well as taken on nationalist interests that want to marginalise Catholicism

Jim Murphy has paid a heavy price for standing up to nationalism

Nicola Sturgeon may be right about Trident but for the wrong reasons

There may be trouble ahead

Despite historical fears of sectarianism, some former Catholics have become Scottish Nationalists