Arts & Books

Not all 20th-century churches look like meat-packing plants, says Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

He could not afford to go to Rome, so he did the next best thing, says James Baresel

The hit BBC series is modern, heart-rending and memorable

Alister McGrath can help us see the bigger picture, says Michael Duggan

Simon Caldwell enjoys a sharp satire on the new Puritanism

Mark Lawson reviews this month’s best crime fiction

I was moved to tears by a visionary approach to Bach’s great Passion, says Jens F Laurson