Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

The ENO’s reductive production of Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream makes the composer very much of our time

The existence of the seal of the confessional reminds us that these things belong firmly in the internal forum

Cuts to overseas aid would make headlines, but will no one challenge Westminster’s cosy consenus

Should justice be a matter of interpreting law or a matter of rewarding desert?

The funeral was attended not only by golf luminaries but also the ordinary people of the town

If you have plans for Saturday, cancel them

In Britain there is no such thing as ‘the Catholic vote’, but with the Alternative Vote there might well be