Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

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

Mgr Gilbey was chaplain to Cambridge University for 100 terms

American traditions may be recent, but that doesn’t make them inauthentic – and it hasn’t stopped them from conquering the planet

Campaigns against fake news and gossip have in the past been used to silent dissent

Her ordeal suggests the rule of law is breaking down in Pakistan

To tell sinners that they have in fact not gone astray is to lead their souls into grave danger

This sort of anti-Semitic violence is poison to the American soul

As a group of MPs has made clear, we cannot ignore the grave social harm pornography causes

Patriarch Kirill senses that his Church stands to lose ever more territory and influence

The number of women religious in the US has declined from nearly 200,000 in 1965 to just 47,000 in 2016