Matthew Schmitz

Changes to the law have made it harder than ever for ordinary Catholics to honour Sunday’s day of rest. But there is hope

Cardinal Marx criticised Bavaria’s move to put crosses in public buildings – but many others disagreed

Beyoncé’s performance at Coachella shows ‘liberation’ is now achieved through conformity

Ross Douthat’s book examines the deepest divisions in the Catholic Church

Eric Rohmer, a devout Catholic, saw film as a ’20th-century cathedral’. He made a sublime Christmas movie, too