The opera singer Andrea Bocelli talks about his childhood blindness, singing for Pope Francis – and why’s he’s careful about his wine intake

There is nothing Catholic at all in the emblematic works of our time

Gertrud von le Fort has made an imaginative contribution to the history of the inspirational Carmelites

It was a good week for composers at the Aldeburgh Festival

The library at Ushaw College may have unearthed a previously unknown score by the early 18th century Italian composer

Peter Sellars’ opera reads the Passion story in contemporary terms

The morality of the Catholic Church underscores AbbĂ© Prevost’s book

A new, Freudian study suggests the composer’s Catholicism was skin deep

If so, this is bad news for all of us