We remain, by a large majority, a Christian culture

It is fatally easy to assume that priests accused of sex abuse are guilty until proven otherwise

He was nothing like our traditional idea of what a saint is like: but his time has come

The Pope’s visit has reminded us that the two per cent difference in DNA between Orang-utans and humans is vast, unbridgeable and infinite

Let’s not forget that Rupert Murdoch is a papal knight

Are we now to expect a quiet undermining of what the Pope achieved?

Behind all the euphoria, another piece of good news: author Leo McKinstry announces his conversion after a spiritual awakening in Venice