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"The Return of the Prodigal Son," unknown artist, at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City (CNS)

Did Psalm 137 inspire Jesus’s famous parable?

Julie Walters plays St John, traditionally the youngest disciple (PA)

It matters that photographer Alistair Morrison has chosen Julie Waters to portray St John

Cardinal Keith O'Brien pictured in 2010 (Andrew Milligan/PA Wire)

He might find inspiration in the lives of two other Church leaders who had similarly public falls

Depiction of St Matthew (CNS)

St Matthew’s Gospel is not anti-Semitic

Though the words of the Gospel have been twisted over the centuries, there is nothing in this gospel verse per se that is anti-Semitic or anti-Jewish

Pope Francis washed the feet of Muslims and Christians on Maundy Thursday this year (CNS)

We need to proclaim Christ in all his splendour and next to Christ crucified, the icon of Divine Love, we need to point to the icon of the perfect human response, Mary our Mother

Singing from the same hymn sheet: Pope Emeritus Benedict and Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Its editorial seems to regard vestments and traditional morality as the main obstacles to progress

'Natural family planning is a way of spacing births in a family when there is a good reason for doing so'

The scandal about the aborting of unborn girls shows the contradictions in the pro-abortion argument

The Romans come to Britain again (AP Photo)

In the cramped British Museum, the exhbition told us little about the Roman city

Iraqi Christians protest in Michigan – Christians in the west need to show their support (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

It’s time we started a boycott of countries that mistreat Christians

Henry VIII (Kyodo)

The North Korean dictator is rather similar to the man who founded the Church of England