Protesting about the Pope coming to your city is appalling bad manners
It’s a myth that the Italian composer did not care about religion
Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on why so little violent crime happens in Italy
Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith reviews a superb production of All’s Well That Ends Well, but cautions against extravagant interpretations of Shakespeare
The trouble is that once a tradition has been destroyed, how do you revive it again?
But where were the Catholics in all this?
Tough decisions lie ahead
Virgil is wiser than Homer; Dickens is at his best in The Pickwick Papers
Three books in particular spring to mind
He must be the despair of all who care about him