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Cecil Rhodes, for better or for worse, is part of our history

Everyday Saints and Other Stories recounts how a student and his friends turned to religion

Take a look inside our Christmas edition

We’ve overhauled our website and relaunched as a magazine – now we’re releasing an app for smartphones and other devices. And for a trial period, it’s absolutely free

Help tackle the plague of loneliness

Even when you know that elderly isolation is a problem in Britain, the statistics are still heartbreaking

Our Christian duty in January is clear, we must carry on celebrating

The road back to peace

The Middle East is more polarised along religious lines than ever before. Yet recent history shows the region can return to the enlightened tolerance it once enjoyed

From remorseless executioners in Indonesia to hippy detectives in LA, 2015 was a thrilling year for film-lovers

Her canonisation will be the Year of Mercy’s crowning moment

Take a look inside this week’s magazine