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Now it is too late: the law has taken its course and the law, once it gets going, is difficult to stop

His kidnapping five years ago has done the Palestinian cause no favours

The recent scandals in the NHS highlight our society’s lack of respect for old people. We should offer more help to families caring for relatives, but we also have to change our attitude towards the elderly

The details of the case have been distressing: surely the jury can hear these in private?

The fine parish church of St Jacques in Compiègne has a side chapel dedicated to 16 Carmelites martyred in the Revolution

The news media do not come out well, either. The obsession with Knox’s looks was infantile

In Tours a fine basilica was built on the site of a vast medieval church knocked down during the Revolution

The late Nobel Prize winner never forgot her debt to the Loreto Sisters

Because we know less and less of the past, we know less and less of ourselves, and who we are