Even when you know that elderly isolation is a problem in Britain, the statistics are still heartbreaking

Our Christian duty in January is clear, we must carry on celebrating

The Middle East is more polarised along religious lines than ever before. Yet recent history shows the region can return to the enlightened tolerance it once enjoyed

From remorseless executioners in Indonesia to hippy detectives in LA, 2015 was a thrilling year for film-lovers

Her canonisation will be the Year of Mercy’s crowning moment

Take a look inside this week’s magazine

As the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says, we should have a more moderate Christmas

Our books blogger lists her favourite books of 2015

The initial effects of Mitis Iudex are now beginning to filter through into actual cases being heard before tribunals