Joseph Pearce

Catholic martyrs may have been behind some of the Bard’s best lines, says Joseph Pearce

In the 1980s I was a leading member of the racist National Front. Catholicism brought me out of the darkness – it can do the same for Europe

George Mackay Brown rejected his anti-papist upbringing to write works of
rare beauty which reflected ‘the majesty and mystery’ of his adopted faith

Generations of Englishmen have ignored or smothered the Bard’s ‘treacherous’ popery