Francis Phillips

His documentary, Benedict: Trials of a Pope, was even-handed and sincere

Footage of the Hitler Youth, St Peter’s and the Pope holding his head in his hands carries a subliminal message

Here are five simple criteria for anyone wishing to achieve national treasure status. Prince Philip makes it; Peter Mandelson and Stephen Fry do not

The author of Confessions would have found the attempt to separate religion and spirituality incomprehensible or misleading

Writers, artists and poets can show the world that the Church is more than a vast committee meeting

I told him everyone had a guardian angel, and that they were ‘all around us at this moment’. For my atheist brother-in-law, this was too much

A leaflet by the Ruth Institute could help our country stave off misery and debt at the same time

The memoirs of theologian Stanley Hauerwas make me think I could be a pacifist

If Prop 8 is overturned the implications for American society will be grave indeed. Thankfully one organisation, the Ruth Institute, is putting up a fight