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More than a decade after 9/11 our leaders are still struggling to confront the threat of Islamism

In the last of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says the synod can help marriage, but not by relaxing Church rules

The Church has in the past five decades stressed the importance of ideas that cluster around the phrase ‘human rights’ – in doing so, it has dug a hole for itself

In the third of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says upholding marriage relies on teaching people about its realities

In the second of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says it is vital to stay faithful to Scripture in its entirety, not just the bits we like

In the first of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says the Church hierarchy must prove it is willing to listen to the views of everyone

One investigation suggests that the visionary who inspired the shrine was none other than King Harold’s wife, Edith the Fair

Fisher and More lived exemplary lives and were content to be martyred for the faith

Francis is right in that we need to build more ecologically

The libertarian politician is also a critic of ‘big government’ which withers away of the role of the individual