Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith praises a lively study of an unappealing character

Not all 20th-century churches look like meat-packing plants, says Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

The defrocked ex-cardinal represented a certain style: careerist, accommodating, and at home among the wealthy and powerful

The film presents a misleading picture of the last reigning Stuart monarch

The move would be a decisive break with Sacred Tradition, and lead to an exodus of serving clergy

The Prince of Wales is likely to shake up English Christianity when he becomes monarch

The ethics are complex, but we need to clarify what a funeral is actually for