Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

As family coherence becomes a memory, we’ve developed a taste for watching tight-knit families on our screens

While priests need admin skills, experience shows that turning the Church into a business leads to disaster

They may be distasteful, but banning things sets a dangerous precedent

Countless people died for the sake of Chinese Christianity

Lebanon represents the entire Middle East in miniature. We cannot let it slide into civil war

Protest has filled the void in public discourse left by sensible, reasoned debate

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador toned down the rhetoric during the campaign, but what will he do in office?

It’s not the first example of Duterte’s invective, but it is the worst yet

Without a broader appointment process, and a better complaints system, there will be more scandals like this one

Everyone is talking about it – but what does that say about us?