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The National Gallery where the picture is currently being exhibited

Hamilton’s depiction of the Annunciation at the National Gallery tampers with traditional Christian iconography.

Jimmy Savile at the BBC in 1972 (Photo: PA)

The BBC was blinded by his celebrity status. But its problems with group-think are shared by many institutions

The caring approach of Russian hospitals today stands in contrast to the forced birth policy of Ceaușescu (Photo: PA)

Fr Alexis Tarasov says that sometimes talking and listening to someone is all it takes

A pro-lifer protests outside an abortion clinic in Northern Ireland (Photo: PA)

If only people took time to consider the mysterious possibilities of pre-born life

Sir Jimmy Savile claims

The crimes of Jimmy Savile raise some difficult questions

Vatican II Opening Ceremony 1962

Cardinal Danielou ‘saw clearly that a humanism divorced from faith in Jesus Christ ends in ruin and despair’

Sally Read, pictured in Rome

To Sally Read, ‘being a Catholic is like being in love’

Sandi Toksvig says she was groped on air 30 years ago (PA)

Following the Jimmy Savile revelations, more and more women are coming forward with stories of sexual harassment

The NHS is floating the idea of 'presumed consent' for organ donation (Photo: PA)

Under presumed consent I am not confident the state would feel a duty to treat a corpse with reverence after death or use it solely to help others live

Kenneth Clark presents Civilisation in 1969

In 200 years a latter-day Kenneth Clark might look on our society as a singular historical period that has passed away