Jill, Duchess of Hamilton

Jill Hamilton meets Fr Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, the scholar with a bold view of what happened in the Garden of Gethsemane

There are few Catholics in South Carolina, the reddest of red states, but that is changing fast

A proposed separation wall near Bethlehem may jeopardise a famous altar wine produced at the Cremisan Monastery

Both Celtic and Glasgow fans are campaigning against a bill that would criminalise displays of bigotry on the terraces

Soon one in four priests in Australia will be foreign-born or on visas

Syria’s dictator has appointed a Greek Orthodox general as his new minister of defence: Christians may face retribution

A N Wilson suggests that purgatory only became part of Church doctrine in 1274

The Alliance Pentecostal church is acquiring new converts each month

The timing of the Middle East Synod is unfortunate

Scotland’s hero-king clashed repeatedly with the popes