Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi highlights the hypocrisy of supporting the Saudi state

Russians will consider the decision to recognise an independent Ukrainian Church as an attack on their very identity

The Australian archbishop’s speech, in which he plainly confronted the abuse crisis and other failures of leadership, was a breath of fresh air

She may be far down the line of succession, but it is still wrong to exclude her for being Catholic

The US Church needs transparency, and the disgraced archbishop must explain himself

The Vatican clearly has no leverage with Bashar al Assad, despite years of tolerating him

The exhibition shows the folly of trying to remove religious references from contemporary culture

The China deal raises serious questions over who exactly should be appointing prelates

The archbishop has revealed a network which had long been discussed