Knowledge of the Bible gave Anglo-Saxon poetry its resonance and depth
The English settings I learnt at school seem to have disappeared entirely
If Gaddafi had followed this simple rule so many lives would have been spared
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