Jeffrey John, Dean of St Albans, celibate homosexual and man of principle, twice denied a bishopric, may now sue the C of E: it would be a sad and secularist falling away
His non-appointment as Bishop of Southwark was a prime example of Anglicanism’s inability to think theologically
David Alton’s inspiring attempts to open up the ‘hermit kingdom’ is an example of Christian diplomacy at its best
Presenter Thomas Asbridge confronts the brutality of the Crusades without lapsing into polemic
Is Damian Thompson right: are the English bishops trying to smother the ordinariate? If so, it’s time for Rome to act
The US ordinariate has only just been founded: but already they have a principal church. Ours doesn’t: why is that?
Margaret Thatcher’s confusion and memory loss is sad, but not quite tragic. Her life was not cut short too early: she fulfilled her potential in spades