Comment and Features

Unless we truly understand why thousands are leaving the Church in Britain any attempt to spread the faith will flounder

The world of self-help is edging away from the notion that high levels of self-esteem are the key to mental health

The Vatican balance sheet ought not to be a matter of global interest, for its fortune is relatively small

The exterior of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona is a bit loopy, but the interior is so awe-inspiring that it could win over future generations to Christianity

It’s a confusing time for many Christians as they consider where to put their cross on the ballot paper on May 7

School inspectors have been accused of heavy-handedly questioning 10-year-olds as part of a ‘witch-hunt’ against traditional values. But this couldn’t be more wrong

Following some unguarded remarks by the Pontiff, feminists are forming a queue to denounce him as a misogynist. Those who are really paying attention know that’s nonsense

When Pope Francis reportedly embraced a transgender man at the Vatican he offered hope to those who have struggled to gain acceptance in the Church

Is Pope Francis offering us a new model of how to be pastors, only slightly less quick with a lambasting word than with a loving one?

Nigel Farage’s ‘insurgent’ party is gaining a following among the faithful – much to the consternation of the bishops of England and Wales