The truth the mob clings to is often fragile
How will the Baz Luhrmann film, out in the UK next week, confront its existential themes?
The death of Giulio Andreotti, the political giant who went to Mass every day, marks a milestone in European history
Andreotti, who has died aged 94, was nicknamed the ‘Eternal One’ of Italian politics. He was the opposite of bunga-bunga loving Berlusconi
We should return to the days when children were named after saints rather than following the example of celebrities
The decline of political party membership in Britain has profound and depressing implications for religion
We seem to be moving away from mass movements towards a more atomised society. What can we do about it?
Couples are reluctant to have their big day in this country
The 1960s are remembered for very little, apart from separating sex from babies
Christianity’s strong streak of pacifism is rooted in the words of Jesus
We should be proud of our international soldier-saint
Perhaps the archbishop has been mistranslated. What exactly was he hoping to achieve?